Throughout history, we have experienced different technological transformations that have powerfully influenced the social- and economic order established at each moment. However, the digital revolution we are living today, also known as the fourth industrial revolution or 4.0 revolution, in which the technological factor is key, not only threatens to radically change these orders, but also the human species itself.
The content of this publication corresponds to a paper presented during the IV Summer Meeting of Gernika-Urdaibai “Desdemocracia, los “ismos” y el abismo. Universales ante las políticas segregatorias”, within the framework of the XXXVIII UPV/EHU Summer Courses, held in Gernika-Lumo on the 19th and 20th of June 2019.
Rafael Merino Rus has a degree in Economics and a Master in Management of Social Entities, and has fifteen years of experience in social action projects, research, public advocacy and awareness raising. He began his professional career at the Andalusian NGDO Coordination and, since 2011, he has been in charge of projects at the Fernando Pombo Foundation.