The journalists of ABC Multimedia Carolina Mínguez and David Count, and the journalist of ABC Technology José Manuel Sánchez, have been awarded the III Journalism Prize of the German Chamber of Commerce for his documentary «The end of work as we know it» published in this newspaper last June.
In their work they explain how the Artificial intelligence, the robotization, he Internet of Things, he Big data or the deployment of 5G They have arrived to change everything. In fact, while the working hours of machines increase in all sectors, those of humans decrease.
The documentary «The end of work as we know it» makes clear that we are already immersed in a revolution deeper and faster than any other in history. It is also one of the most complex since the so-called Revolution 4.0 It contains a paradox that has been stressing the labor market for some time.
From the department of ABC Multimedia, Carolina Mínguez notes that «working on this report has been very revealing; As we began the investigation, we expected to find a much more pessimistic scenario about the future of employment, but companies and experts agree that Industry 4.0 and robotization are phenomena that generate job opportunities and not vice versa ».
Robots to compete
One of the consequences of globalization at the end of the 20th century was the massive relocation of companies that moved their production to countries where labor costs were significantly cheaper. Eastern Europe, Asia and North Africa have been the destination of millions of jobs.
In the middle of this panorama, Amazon and Bosch They have thousands of workers in their centers in Spain. Efficiency in processes and technology are essential to be able to compete and be profitable from the Old Continent. Both are examples of the Industry 4.0.
You can enjoy the documentary at the top of this article.