Monday, October 24, 2011

Economists See More Jobs for Machines, Not People - NYTimes.com

A timely reality check, along with a W. Brian Arthur article referenced in the NYT article; the book appears to be exclusively available in a Kindle edition, for $3.99, FYI, suggesting publishers are facing multiple races…

A faltering economy explains much of the job shortage in America, but advancing technology has sharply magnified the effect, more so than is generally understood, according to two researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The automation of more and more work once done by humans is the central theme of “Race Against the Machine,” an e-book to be published on Monday.

Economists See More Jobs for Machines, Not People - NYTimes.com

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