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Behind The Technology Driving The Economy

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Erik Brynjolfsson, director of the MIT Center for Digital Business and author of The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies discusses the changes that emerging technologies will bring to America's economy in the future.

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Comments [5]

Taher from Croton on Hudson

Feel good, caring, creativity, the arts is a solution to mass employment? The human race's extinction might solve the problem? What is this guy talking about?

Feb. 12 2014 11:52 AM
John A

Yeah, we need self driving cars, so their owners can stay high 24x7. My sarcasm, but this Is happening.

Feb. 12 2014 11:41 AM
John A

Technology as god has displaced a lot of religion, and with it, its important moral message. People first always.

Feb. 12 2014 11:36 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

Eventually, robots will produce virtually everything and people will just be consumers. Heaven on earth! People will only produce ideas, and those with the most and best ideas will be paid the most.

Feb. 12 2014 11:34 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

Robots! I need one, NOW! And I don't mean just a Rhoomba.

Feb. 12 2014 11:29 AM

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