Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

by Martin Ford

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465097531
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 07/12/2016
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 192,228
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Martin Ford, the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm, has over twenty-five years of experience in computer design and software development. The author of The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology, and the Economy of the Future, he lives in Sunnyvale, California.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Automation Waves
Chapter 2. Is This Time Different?
Chapter 3. Information Technology: An Unprecedented Force for Disruption
Chapter 4. White-Collar Jobs at Risk
Chapter 5. Transforming Higher Education
Chapter 6. The Health Care Challenge
Chapter 7. Technologies and Industries of the Future
Chapter 8. Consumers, Limits to Growth . . . and Crisis?
Chapter 9. Super-Intelligence and the Singularity
Chapter 10. Toward a New Economic Paradigm

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