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Uber will wipe out skills not jobs

Uber will wipe out skills not jobs
Elien Verstraeten

Elien Verstraeten

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
Elien Verstraeten is an MSc in Local Economic Development student at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Ghent.
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Ride-hailing app Uber recently announced a pilot project testing the use of self-driving cars in the streets of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The announcement was quite unexpected since the technology of automated passenger cars is not even close to hitting the markets.  There are major technological flaws to be resolved and regulators have barely begun setting up […]

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The future of traffic: (de)regulation of driverless vehicles

The future of traffic: (de)regulation of driverless vehicles
Bojan Georgievski

Bojan Georgievski

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
Bojan Georgievski is a researcher at the Institute of Communication Studies and the School of Journalism and Public Relations in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. He holds an MA degree in International Law, acquired at the Faculty of Law "Iustinianus Primus" in Skopje. He defended his MA thesis in 2012 on the topic of Social Networking Privacy. He has experience working in research projects and has authored or co-authored several publications, his most recent one a policy brief focusing on whistleblower protection in Macedonia. Bojan has an interest in researching privacy, data protection, communications and media studies.
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As with all new and exciting technologies, there are people who are afraid of a “Skynet” scenario, and who plead for excessive regulation. However, emotions should not rule in deciding on this matter: heavily regulating the sector is not the desired outcome we should strive for. If we are to believe Musk, the Autopilot would […]

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