Automation, artificial intelligence and globalisation are among the biggest economic issues of our age. As Lee Waters described on this blog last week, these changes will have a profound impact on the way we live and work in the coming years. This is particularly true in Wales’ three biggest cities – Cardiff, Swansea and Newport – which are home to around a third of the total population of Wales, and more than a third of all jobs.
However, if we look back over the past century, it’s clear that automation is a continuation of trends that have affected cities across Britain for more than a century. And while they will undoubtedly bring significant disruption and challenges, they will also bring significant new opportunities.
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