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Blood in the Machine The Origins of the Rebellion Against Big Tech

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ISBN-10: 0316487740

ISBN-13: 9780316487740

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brian Merchant

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The true story of what happened the first time machines came for human jobs--how an underground network of 19th century rebels, the Luddites, took up arms against the phenomenon of automation--paired with a contemporary investigation into the power, threat, and toll of mechanization today What might be the most pressing story in modern tech begins not in Cupertino, nor Redmond, Seoul, or Shenzhen. It begins two hundred years ago on a road in Yorkshire, England, with the brutal murder of a cloth manufacturer who was punished for taking advantage of a new technological advancement: the shearing frame. His attackers feared nothing more than the loss of their jobs to this new machine, but…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 9/26/2023
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.42" wide x 9.53" long x 1.46" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English