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內容簡介

內容簡介 Winner of the 2015 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardA New York Times BestsellerTop Business Book of 2015 at ForbesOne of NBCNews.com 12 Notable Science and Technology Books of 2015What are the jobs of the future? How many will there be? And who will have them? We might imagine—and hope—that today's industrial revolution will unfold like the last: even as some jobs are eliminated, more will be created to deal with the new innovations of a new era. In Rise of the Robots, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Martin Ford argues that this is absolutely not the case. As technology continues to accelerate and machines begin taking care of themselves, fewer people will be necessary. Artificial intelligence is already well on its way to making “good jobs” obsolete: many paralegals, journalists, office workers, and even computer programmers are poised to be replaced by robots and smart software. As progress continues, blue and white collar jobs alike will evaporate, squeezing working- and middle-class families ever further. At the same time, households are under assault from exploding costs, especially from the two major industries—education and health care—that, so far, have not been transformed by information technology. The result could well be massive unemployment and inequality as well as the implosion of the consumer economy itself.In Rise of the Robots, Ford details what machine intelligence and robotics can accomplish, and implores employers, scholars, and policy makers alike to face the implications. The past solutions to technological disruption, especially more training and education, aren't going to work, and we must decide, now, whether the future will see broad-based prosperity or catastrophic levels of inequality and economic insecurity. Rise of the Robots is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what accelerating technology means for their own economic prospects—not to mention those of their children—as well as for society as a whole.

作者介紹

作者介紹 Martin Ford, the founder of a Silicon Valley–based software development firm, has over twenty-five years of experience in computer design and software development. The author of The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology, and the Economy of the Future, he lives in Sunnyvale, California.@MFordFuture

Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future:Winnerofthe2015FT&McKinseyBusinessBookoftheYearAwardANewYorkTimesBestsellerTopBusinessBookof2

書名 / Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
簡介 / Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future:Winnerofthe2015FT&McKinseyBusinessBookoftheYearAwardANewYorkTimesBestsellerTopBusinessBookof2
作者 / Martin Ford
出版社 / BASIC BOOKS
誠品26碼 / 2681081921002
ISBN13 / 9780465059997
ISBN10 / 0465059996
EAN / 9780465059997
裝訂 / 精裝
頁數 / 325
語言 / 英文
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