Dr. Veronica Sheen is an Employment Insecurity specialist. She graduated with a PhD in 2012 and has a wide experience working with social policy since the 1980’s. She was recently a participant at the 2017- OECD Forum.
Right into the thick of it at the start as Veronica talks about OECD 2017. Doc & Tommy listen in on about technology and how it has brought about immense changes to the way we work at the present time. After that, they talk about the more widespread effect of tech on the world.
Tommy, later on, asks Veronica what first got her started in her field, and Doc comes in to ask about the potential outcome that more advanced AI’s will bring into our world. They also discuss the concepts of Universal Basic Income and what that could bring to the table.
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- Website - https://veronicasheen.net/
- Tommy's Tribute. [3:44]
- Veronica talks about OECD 2017. [5:58]
- Technology changing the way we work. [10:20]
- McDonald’s as an example of a super efficient business. [14:35]
- Doc asks Veronica about technology's effect on business. [17:35]
- Having kids be well-equipped for our changing world. [23:28]
- The impact of advanced AI's. [26:13]
- "Winners and losers." [28:23]
- Tommy asks Veronica what got her into her field. [30:33]
- The divide between people's due to the economy. [31:58]
- Discussing Universal Basic Income. [32:53]
- The future employment with AI looming over the horizon. [42:38]
- 6 From 6. [44:09]
- What is Veronica’s favorite travel destination? [44:29]
- What is Veronica’s dream travel destination? [46:57]
- What books does Veronica recommend? [47:30]
- What does Veronica like to do when he has free time? [48:01]
- Who does Veronica look up to? [49:14]
- If Veronica could invite 3 people to dinner, who would they be? [50:26]
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