Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future - Andrew McAfee & Erik Brynjolfsson

Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

By Andrew McAfee & Erik Brynjolfsson

  • Release Date: 2017-06-27
  • Genre: Business & Personal Finance
  • Size: 6.49 MB

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“A clear and crisply written account of machine intelligence, big data and the sharing economy. But McAfee and Brynjolfsson also wisely acknowledge the limitations of their futurology and avoid over-simplification.” —Financial Times

In The Second Machine Age, Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson predicted some of the far-reaching effects of digital technologies on our lives and businesses. Now they’ve written a guide to help readers make the most of our collective future. Machine | Platform | Crowd outlines the opportunities and challenges inherent in the science fiction technologies that have come to life in recent years, like self-driving cars and 3D printers, online platforms for renting outfits and scheduling workouts, or crowd-sourced medical research and financial instruments.