The future of the professions : how technology will transform the work of human experts / by Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind
By: Susskind, Richard.
Contributor(s): Susskind, Daniel.Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2015Description: xiv, 346 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780198713395.Subject(s): Information technology | Artificial intelligence | Professions | Accounting profession | Employment | Change | SocietyOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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CHANGE: The grand bargain -- From the vanguard -- Patterns across the professions. THEORY: Information and technology -- Production and distribution of knowledge. IMPLICATIONS: Objections and anxieties -- After the professions. Conclusion: What future should we want?
Predicts the decline of today's professions, arguing that information technology and artificial intelligence will bring a fundamental change to the way specialists are needed. Examines the professions' employment prospects and ask what tasks should be reserved for people. Proposes six models for producing and distributing expertise.