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Hey fellow HR futurists, our time is charactarized by "the digitization of just about everything" as
 

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Hey fellow HR futurists,
our time is charactarized by “the digitization of just about everything” as brilliantly displayed in the book “the second machine age” (Brynjolfsson & McAfee, 2014). The essential problem for the management of people at work (aka Human Resource Management) is that most of us HR professionals tend to underestimate the rate at which technology changes the way we live and work together. 
These changes (and they are happening right now) cause profound challenges and opportunities for people management and its structural twin - the HR function. They way we adress these challenges and opportunities will determine whether there will be an HR function in the near future and what its major task will be.
The first issue of Nerd Words for HR features selected articles about robotics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. These show exciting applications of modern technology to the management of people, report about recent academic research or have far reaching consequences for the survival of the HR function.
Enjoy, feel free to share and please leave your comments for further discussions.

Nerd Words Entreé - Real Talk
Google’s Prasad Setty on how to make work better by people analytics
Make Work Better - Prasad Setty, Google People Analytics & Compensation - YouTube
Nerd Words - Featured Articles
The Great AI Paradox - MIT Technology Review
Video: When is it OK for our cars to kill us? | Science | AAAS
Predicting human behavior: The next frontiers | Science
Working for the algorithm
Towards AI-powered personalization in MOOC learning | npj Science of Learning
Occasional errors can benefit coordination | Nature
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