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Human-machine combination

Technology will likely continue to play a bigger role in the workplace. Some commentators worry that this presents us with a binary choice: human or robots. But the reality is more nuanced. While technology can indeed wholly automate certain routine manual tasks, other occupations could benefit most from the partial integration of technology. The resulting human-machine combination augments total intelligence and can significantly raise both productivity and quality. The smart cities of the future will be the hotbed for such integration and experimentation with applications in almost all aspects of the city life.

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