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What does the second machine age mean for our jobs? | Erik Brynjolfsson via World Economic Forum Blog


curated by | September 8, 2014

If the first industrial revolution was about creating more effective power systems, such as the steam engine, then this time around the focus is on mental tasks, says Professor Erik Brynjolfsson from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in this World Economic Forum video. As for humans, it’s not clear whether we will be complementary to these technologies, or crowded out by them, he adds.

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