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Here are just a few of the questions explored in the book:
How will job automation impact the economy in the future?
How will the offshore outsourcing trend evolve in the coming years?
What impact will technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence have on the job market?
Did technology play a significant role in the 2007 subprime meltdown and the subsequent global financial crisis and recession?
Globalization. Collaboration. Telecommuting. Are these the forces that will shape the workplaces of the future? Or is there something bigger lurking?
How fast can we expect technological change to occur in the coming years and decades?
Which jobs and industries are likely to be most vulnerable to automation and outsourcing?
Machine and computer automation will primarily impact low skilled and low paid workers. True or false?
Will advancing technology always make society as a whole more wealthy? Or could it someday cause a severe economic depression?
What are the implications of advancing automation technology for developing nations such as China and India?
Will a college education continue to be a good bet in the future?
Recent economic data suggests that, in United States, we are seeing increasing income inequality and a dwindling middle class. How will this trend play out in the future?
What will be the economic impact of truly advanced future technologies, such as nanotechnology?
Retail positions at Wal-Mart and other chain stores have become the jobs of last resort for many workers. Will robots and other forms of machine automation someday threaten these jobs? If so, what alternatives will the economy create for these workers?
And much more...
In being part of the tech automation, I see this evolving. His solution is out there though. Who knows what will happen.Published 6 days ago by Mark Petrilla
Starts out very interesting but gets very boring halfway through. I couldn't wait until finishing it. Very simplistic ideas throughout the book.Published 10 days ago by Henri Torenli
People often ask themselves "what will happen when jobs are taken over by computers?" This book answers that question in a persuasive and detailed manner.Published 12 days ago by Stephen P Davenport
Interesting reading. Should be on the "Need - To - Read" list for high school' ers.Published 1 month ago by yBob
While I do not agree with his politics, I must say he does a good job in making you think and react to what he has to say and really isn't that one of the best ways to learn?Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Scenarios taken to the full extent of Logic. A more optimistic conclusion would have been better. Definition of green work is interesting? Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bhanu Murthy
I found the digital "donate" version, donated $2 and converted the text to an audio 50 MB mp3 file with a TTS program at 300 words per minute which came out to a short 3... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Scott Roberts