The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
  • Author : Erik Brynjolfsson
  • Release Date : 20 January 2014
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 13 : 9780393239355
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Book excerpt: A pair of technology experts describe how humans will have to keep pace with machines in order to become prosperous in the future and identify strategies and policies for business and individuals to use to combine digital processing power with human ingenuity.

The Second Machine Age  Work  Progress  and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

The Second Machine Age Work Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

Author : Erik Brynjolfsson,Andrew McAfee
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Business & Economics
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A New York Times Bestseller. A “fascinating” (Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times) look at how digital technology is transforming our work and our lives. In recent years, Google’s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. ...

The Second Machine Age

The Second Machine Age

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Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Genre : Business & Economics
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A pair of technology experts describe how humans will have to keep pace with machines in order to become prosperous in the future and identify strategies and policies for business and individuals to use to combine digital processing power with human ingenuity....

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Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Business & Economics
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“A clear and crisply written account of machine intelligence, big data and the sharing economy. But McAfee and Brynjolfsson also wisely acknowledge the limitations of their futurology and avoid over-simplification.” —Financial Times In The Second Machine Age, Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson predicted some of the far-reaching effects of digital ...

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Publisher : Harvard Business Press
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