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Race Against the Machine: How the Digital Revolution Is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy

Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
Format
Book
Published
Lexington, Mass. : Digital Frontier Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780984725113, 0984725113
Summary
Examines how information technologies are affecting jobs, skills, wages, and the economy. As one of the most important forces in the economy today, digital technologies are transforming the world of work and are key drivers of productivity and growth.
Contents
  • Technology's influence on employment and the economy
  • Humanity and technology on the second half of the chessboard
  • Creative destruction: the economics of accelerating technology and disappearing jobs
  • What is to be done? Prescriptions and recommendations
  • Conclusion: The digital frontier.
Description
92 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-92).
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