A World Without Work. Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond
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Автор
Деніел Сасскінд
Видавництво
Penguin
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2020
Кількість сторінок
336
Ілюстрації
Чорно-білі, Таблиці
Формат
162x240x32 мм
Палітурка
Тверда

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'A path-breaking, thought-provoking and in-depth study of how new technology will transform the world of work' Gordon Brown

'Compelling ... Thought-provoking ... Should be required reading for any presidential candidate thinking about the economy of the future' NEW YORK TIMES

New technologies have always provoked panic about workers being replaced by machines. In the past, such fears have been misplaced, and many economists maintain that they remain so today. Yet in A World Without Work, Daniel Susskind shows why this time really is different. Advances in artificial intelligence mean that all kinds of jobs are increasingly at risk.

Susskind argues that machines no longer need to reason like us in order to outperform us. Increasingly, tasks that used to be beyond the capability of computers - from diagnosing illnesses to drafting legal contracts - are now within their reach. The threat of technological unemployment is real.

So how can we all thrive in a world with less work? Susskind reminds us that technological progress could bring about unprecedented prosperity, solving one of mankind's oldest problems: making sure that everyone has enough to live on. The challenge will be to distribute this prosperity fairly, constrain the burgeoning power of Big Tech, and provide meaning in a world where work is no longer the centre of our lives. In this visionary, pragmatic and ultimately hopeful book, Susskind shows us the way.

"This is the book to read on the future of work in the age of artificial intelligence. It is thoughtful and state-of-the-art on the economics of the issue, but its real strength is the way it goes beyond just the economics. A truly important contribution' Lawrence Summers, former Chief Economist of the World Bank

'A fascinating book about a vitally important topic. Elegant, original and compelling'Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist

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Деніел Сасскінд
Видавництво
Penguin
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2020
Кількість сторінок
336
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Чорно-білі, Таблиці
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162x240x32 мм
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Автор
Деніел Сасскінд
Видавництво
Penguin
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2020
Кількість сторінок
336
Ілюстрації
Чорно-білі, Таблиці
Формат
162x240x32 мм
Палітурка
Тверда
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ISBN
9780241321096
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555 гр.
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