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The second machine age : work, progress, and prosperity in a time of brilliant technologies /

This book takes a look into the future of business, work, and the economy in a digital world. In recent years, computers have learned to diagnose diseases, drive cars, and win at Jeopardy!. Advances like these have created unprecedented economic bounty, but in their wake median income has stagnated...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Brynjolfsson, Erik, (Author), McAfee, Andrew, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition:First Edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • The big stories
  • The skills of the new machines : technology races ahead
  • Moore's law and the second half of the chessboard
  • The digitization of just about everything
  • Innovation : declining or recombining?
  • Artificial and human intelligence in the second machine age
  • Computing bounty
  • Beyond GDP
  • The spread
  • The biggest winners : stars and superstars
  • Implications of the bounty and the spread
  • Learning to race with machines : recommendations for individuals
  • Policy recommendations
  • Long-term recommendations
  • Technology and the future (which is very different from "technology is the future").