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Against the machine

how the web is reshaping culture and commerce--and why it matters
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  • English
Spiegel & Grau , New York
Information technology -- Social aspects, Cyberspace -- Social aspects, Internet -- Social aspects, Subculture, Popular culture, Computers and civiliz
StatementLee Siegel.
LC ClassificationsHM851 .S5484 2008b
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17050774M
ISBN 139780385522663
LC Control Number2008034467

In Race Against the Machine Brynjolfsson and McAfee bring together a range of statistics, examples, and arguments to show that technological progress is accelerating, and that this trend has deep consequences for skills, wages, and jobs. The book makes the case that employment prospects are grim for many today not because there's been /5().

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Drawing on research by their team at the Center for Digital Business, they show that there's been no stagnation in technology -- in fact, the digital revolution is accelerating. The book makes the case that employment prospects are.

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