Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

  • 10h 18m 1s
  • Martin Ford
  • Brilliance Publishing
  • 2015

Can accelerating technology disrupt our entire economic system to the point where a fundamental restructuring is required? Companies like Facebook and YouTube may only need a handful of employees to achieve enormous valuations, but what will be the fate of those of us not lucky or smart enough to have gotten into the great shift from human labor to computation?

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 The Automation Wave
  • Chapter 2 Is This Time Different?
  • Chapter 3 Information Technology: An Unprecedented Force for Disruption
  • Chapter 4 White-Collar Jobs at Risk
  • Chapter 5 Transforming Higher Education
  • Chapter 6 The Health Care Challenge
  • Chapter 7 Technologies and Industries of the Future
  • Chapter 8 Consumers, Limits to Growth … and Crisis?
  • Chapter 9 Super-Intelligence and the Singularity
  • Chapter 10 Toward a New Economic Paradigm