Most millennials see technology as a job creator and don’t trust decisions made by robots on their behalf.
These are among the intriguing findings of a large worldwide study.
The annual global shapers survey comprised a survey of 25,000 people aged 18 to 35 from 186 countries, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.
A large percentage (79%) of millennials think technology is creating jobs as opposed to those (21%) who say it is destroying them. Here are the areas millennials think will be significantly impacted by technological advancements in the next decade:
There are some limitations on how millennials will adopt new technologies. For example, almost half (44%) reject the idea of embedding chips under the skin to increase their capabilities and 50% would not support rights for humanoid robots.
Millennials also have viewpoints on the next big technological trends. Their view:
Trust issues also come into play around information shared on the Internet. The younger generation said that content is trustworthy if on a certified website. Here’s what millennials view as making content trustworthy on the Internet:
Millennials tend to want to remain in the driver’s seat. The majority (51%) would not trust decision made by robots on their behalf.