With this post we would like to draw your attention to an article written by Piers Linney, co-CEO of Outsourcery and trustee of Nesta, where he highlights why it is important for Britain to exploit its creative potential drawing on figures gained from a recent report from Nesta. This is what we like most of his article;
Adding creativity to our work will save jobs from automation, be it robots in manufacturing or software taking over admin roles in the next years and decades. If you’ve got a job sifting through data or doing basic administration, it’s highly likely a robot will take that role in the next decade or so.
The future of our economy, where most of our GDP will be created, is high-tech, and that’s creative too. Writing code requires imagination. You can give anyone a pile of bricks, but they’re not going to build St Paul’s Cathedral. It takes creativity and an ability to translate vision into a working reality.
You can read the full article here.