Technology has reached a critical point compared to the generations before. Machines now possess new skills (Speaking, Hearing, Seeing, Understanding and answering) creating direct threats to the old ways of life and particularly to existing jobs. There will be disruption and inequality as machines replace process-oriented jobs across blue and white collar workers. Creative types, discoverers, innovators will be surviving in such a society.
We have to start learning creative thinking and problem-solving skills
The world has already started taking actions. New universities are being established just for the purpose of training the younger generation for jobs that are not yet invented. To prepare Sri Lankan youth to face this challenge providently, DT@SL is founded by Prof. Suranga Nanayakkara with the support from a pool of passionate individuals with a strong Design Thinking background.