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Surfing, chatting, online shopping are among our everyday activities. We use everyday computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, by spending a considerable part of our time online for various reasons. Many …
Tick, tick, tick goes the typewriter and then the loud “ding!” when one reaches the end of the line, typewriters have long since disappeared from present-day offices. For millions of people, the introduction of computers and of the Internet has dramatically changed the way they work. After our offices, it is now our factories’ turn to enter the age of digitalisation. Robots plan and optimise production processes; they order the necessary parts autonomously; and they even arrange for the delivery of the final product to customers. This is commonly referred to as ‘Industry 4.0’ – a field in which Europe aims to play a leading role in order to overcome the crisis.
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, The European Policy Centrre leading EU politics expert, analyses the 2013 European Summit (24-25 October)