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By Thorsten Wuest
West Virginia University 

Introducing 'Operator 4.0,' a tech-augmented human worker


August 30, 2018

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Thorsten Wuest, West Virginia University; David Romero, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and Johan Stahre, Chalmers University of Technology

(THE CONVERSATION) The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived. The first was the steam engine-driven Industrial Revolution; the second involved the innovations from Henry Ford’s assembly line. Third, microelectronics and computer power appeared on factory floors. Now, manufacturing businesses are beginning t...

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