Illustrating for The Guardian has been a bit of an honour if you want to know the truth. A bit sad that this is the last illustration for their five part essay on the next Industrial Revolution (aka robots taking over the world bleep bloop). Fingers crossed I will hear from them again soon for another collaboration!
Anyway, this final essay is about how it’s becoming common for people to have all kinds of jobs and careers throughout their life. This is due to such a wide range of education and training available online.
A 500 year old concept: a basic income for every citizen of the world. What kind of impact would that have on society and its individuals? Read the latest essay I have illustrated a piece for here.
It seems I’m on a roll with The Guardian, which is good news for this Guardian fan girl. They are doing a six part series on the impact robots will have on our work and lifestyle.
Part one starts with this paragraph, which gets my mind racing: When Aristotle described “the complete happiness of man”, he thought it would include, among other things, “self-sufficiency, leisureliness and unweariedness”. Unfortunately the philosopher concluded that “such a life would be too high for man” – it was suitable only for the gods. All the same, he encouraged humanity to keep striving to get as close to “complete happiness” as possible.
Read more here, it’s a pretty neat article.