A Study on Issues and Tasks of Humanity and Social Science in a Fourth Industrial Revolution Era

제4차 산업혁명시대 인문사회학적 쟁점과 과제에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Jin-Young (Division of General Studies, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology) ;
  • Heo, Wan-Gyu (Division of Energy Commodity Trading and Financial Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)
  • 김진영 (울산과학기술원, 기초과정부) ;
  • 허완규 (울산과학기술원, 에너지상품거래 및 금융공학부)
  • Received : 2018.09.04
  • Accepted : 2018.11.20
  • Published : 2018.11.28


To prepare for and implement policies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is characterized by convergence, super-connectivity, and AI, this study summarized the effects and characteristics of individual technologies on our society and discussed the issues with humanity and social science perspectives. As a result, in terms of AI technology, the issues of job losses, project-type works, basic income and robot taxes, accountability of AI, and algorithm inequality were dealt with. Security, cyber hacking and privacy infringement issues were highlighted in big-data technology. In the part of block-chain and bioengineering, the society of decentralization, the concentration, digital divide, and ethical issues were discussed. On-demand economic aspects highlighted the problems of civil ethics and human commercialization. Lastly, the development of VR is discussed including side effects such as cyber-syndrom, avoidance of reality, and so on.


Industry 4.0;Artificial Intelligence;Hyperconnectivity;Social Science;Humanity;Blockchain

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Fig. 1. Issues of Industry 4.0


Supported by : IITP(Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion).


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