It is easy to saythat people need to keep learning throughouttheir careers. The practicalities are daunting
WHEN educationfails to keep pace withtechnology, the result is inequality. Without the skills to stay useful asinnovations arrive, workers suffer—and if enough of them fall behind, societystarts to fall apart. That fundamental insight seized reformers in theIndustrial Revolution, heralding state-fundeduniversal schooling. Later, automation in factories and offices called forth a surge in college graduates. Thecombination of education and innovation, spread over decades, led to aremarkable flowering of prosperity.
• practicalities n.1.[plural]现实事物；现内情形 2.[U]可行性；适用性 =feasibility 3.[U]量入为出
• daunting adj.令人恐怖；令人气馁的；令人望而生畏的=Intimidating• daunt v.使气馁；使恐怖；使掉落去信心
• undaunted adj.强硬；绝不平服；强硬不平=undeterred
• keep pace (with sb/sth)（与...）中分春色；（与...）法式模范不合
• 句式：When...fail(s)to do sth, the result is +笼统名词
• as innovation arrive
The arrival of…*The arrival of the touchscreen wasthe last big shift in the way humans interact with computers.
...have been around for years *Computer-dictation systems have beenaround for years.
• state-funded adj.政府出资的
• called forth (to produce aparticular reaction ) 惹起；发生 *His speech called forth an angry response.
• flowering n.1.[C]（艺术、音乐、迷信等新思潮的）贫贱时代，壮盛时代
• …led/leads to a remarkable flowering ofprosperity