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I found the book to be a bit short as I read it during a business trip but the author does make good points.
The author, based on the above assumptions, posits that at least in the foreseeable future the bulk of the human workforce will not come out well.
I think many of the points were very valid however a few pitfalls by the author made the last half of the book pretty painful to read.
An interesting analysis of trends and how we can anticipate jobs and societal norms to change as we get into a more mechanized and artificially intelligent world. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Jordan Walker
Aside from to many references to Chess.. the book is outstanding.Published 21 days ago by Bryant Nielson
Tyler Cowen says what neither liberals or neocons want to say or hear: that fortune for the average man is declining and that liberal and conservative "solutions" will... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Nathan C
I'm late to this. Still, a few comments.
This is a topical book, easily and quickly dated -- not by errors but by fresher and harder hitting studies. Read more
Anyone who is concerned about the future should read this book because it does a better job than anything else that I've read in recent years of describing what is happening in the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by A. T. Yoshida
A bit too much time spent on chess playing machines and the people who can utilize them. The final chapters are quite thought provoking.Published 1 month ago by Yetch
Very informative concerning technology and where we are going in the future.Published 2 months ago by Wealth Choice
Some compelling examples, but it doesn't fit together well and loses the plot in the last few chapters.Published 2 months ago by David Hummels
Some good insights into our current and future economies are developed in this work.Published 2 months ago by Richard J. Angiullo