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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.
Aside from to many references to Chess.. the book is outstanding.Published 3 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 8 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 22 days 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 1 month ago by Wealth Choice
Some compelling examples, but it doesn't fit together well and loses the plot in the last few chapters.Published 1 month ago by David Hummels
Some good insights into our current and future economies are developed in this work.Published 1 month ago by Richard J. Angiullo
I don't disagree with Cowen at all. This is exactly the direction in which American society is heading. I also give him props for being honest, unlike many libertarian authors. Read morePublished 2 months ago by A reader