Society Equip Themselves Facing Technology Development

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Saturday, May 26 2018 - 21:52 IWST

Menteri Komunikasi dan Informatika Republik Indonesia (Menkominfo) Rudiantara
Menteri Komunikasi dan Informatika Republik Indonesia (Menkominfo) Rudiantara

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta- Minister of Communication and Information Rudiantara invites the community to equip themselves with new skills in the face of technological developments.

"The disruption of this technology need not worry because it has the potential to open new jobs," said he,

Rudiantara said people should be keen in finding the 4th industrial civilization gap, so that existing jobs are not easily eroded.

Instead of being afraid of finding a job, people must be able to open new job opportunities, so that Indonesia can face the Industrial Revolution 4.0.

"People must be able to follow developments and master technology, so technology should be our slave, not us who become technological slaves," he said again.

Minister mention the European countries most affected by the impact of the Industrial Revolution, such as Germany whose industry is almost 50 percent. While in Indonesia only 20 percent, still done a lot of people.

Marketplace e-Commerce for example, said Rudiantara, still recruiting hundreds of people to serve their customers, whereas the service in the online business is a new capacity competence in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

In addition, industrial use, the Minister of Communication and Information reminded the delivery of a rapid message through social media in the development of the digital world, so people should be smart in receiving and disseminating messages or information.

In addition to the community itself, according to him, it takes the role of community organizations to match negative content with positive content and educating.

Rudiantara also hopes the role of religious leaders in the region to foster a culture of literacy in the regions.

"To crack down on the most concrete social media at this time with increasing literacy," he said.

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