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Nita Farahany: Decoding Workforce Productivity


Wearing a “smart cap” while driving can prevent accidents by measuring your brain signals and sounding an alarm when you’re feeling drowsy. But how would you feel if your employer made you wear a smart cap at work, and could constantly monitor your state of mental alertness? Nita A. Farahany, professor of law and philosophy at Duke, explores the potential impacts of the connected workplace on privacy, culture and workforce morale.

[Video and text source: World Economic Forum YouTube channel]