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

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ISBN-10: 0393239357

ISBN-13: 9780393239355

Edition: 2014

Authors: Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

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In recent years, computers have learned to diagnose diseases, drive cars, write clean prose, and win at Jeopardy!. Advances like these have created unprecedented economic bounty, but in their wake median income has stagnated and the share of the population with jobs has fallen. MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee reveal the technological forces driving this reinvention of our economy and chart a path toward future prosperity. Businesses and individuals, they argue, must learn to race with machines. Drawing on years of research, Brynjolfsson and McAfee identify the best strategies and policies for doing so. These include honing the ability to mix and match different technological…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/20/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Erik Brynjolfsson is the director of the MIT Center for Digital Business. He is the author of several books including Wired for Innovation: How Information Technology Is Reshaping the Economy and The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies.

Andrew McAfee is a principal research scientist at the MIT Center for Digital Business. He is the author of several books including Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization's Toughest Challenges and The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies.