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The rise of the robots : technology and the threat of mass unemployment / by Martin Ford

By: Ford, Martin.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Oneworld, 2016Description: xviii, 334 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781780748481.Subject(s): Information technology | Artificial intelligence | Society | Economy | EmploymentOnline resources: Download as an eBook Summary
Contents:
The automation wave -- Is this time different? -- Information technology - an unprecedented force for disruption -- White-collar jobs at risk -- Transforming higher education -- The healthcare challenge -- Technologies and industries of the future -- Consumers, limits to growth... and crisis? - Super-intelligence and the singularity -- Toward a new economic paradigm.
Summary: Examines the rapid advances of artificial intelligence and the impact it will have on humanity. Predicts wide-spread unemployment and warns the capitalist economy is at risk.
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605 RIS (Browse shelf) Available CA009326
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The automation wave -- Is this time different? -- Information technology - an unprecedented force for disruption -- White-collar jobs at risk -- Transforming higher education -- The healthcare challenge -- Technologies and industries of the future -- Consumers, limits to growth... and crisis? - Super-intelligence and the singularity -- Toward a new economic paradigm.

Examines the rapid advances of artificial intelligence and the impact it will have on humanity. Predicts wide-spread unemployment and warns the capitalist economy is at risk.

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