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This is a great book... Really lays out the solutions to some hard hitting problems of our day... Finally a book that looks at the real issues at hand from a logical... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Norvell Maples
Very interesting and informative. I plan to follow up on this author's work.
Automation is really moving at a rapid pace.
I am convinced that the future Rifkin describes is real. Some of his solutions are credible, some are not. There's an obvious hole in his argument for the "Third Sector. Read morePublished 12 months ago by librich
Less and less jobs despite more and more production due advances in technology. ... unfortunately instead of sharing the gains it all is going to fewer and fewer. ... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
This well-researched book documents the history of automation and its effect on jobs and living standards over time. It is an interesting read.Published 13 months ago by Robert Porter
We are on the cusp it seems of extraordinary change in the way we live and work. Unskilled and low skilled labor is being increasingly performed by machines and computers which... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Robert F. Wellman
The author wrote this book years ago, based on the insight that corporations are replacing labor with computer software, robots and fear imposed to drive more productivity. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Duane Fleming
This may have been one of the top 1-2 books I've read this year - which needs to be contextually framed by the fact that I typically have time to read no more than 4-5 books each... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Chris Dobyns
Rifkin warned a bit early about the reduction of jobs due to automation being an economic issue. We're seeing the impact now.Published 24 months ago by William Meisel