The Last Thing that Will Make Us Human

In an essay for BBC future, Professor Mayer-Schönberger suggests that analytical skills will no longer provide a critical differentiator between humans and machines. If humanity wants to continue to stand out, we need to focus on much more human qualities, such as creativity instead. This necessitates a sea-change in our educational system – just at a time when our societal structures are especially ill-eqipped for change.