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Surviving in 'The Second Machine Age'


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A Google self-driving car.
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A Google self-driving car.

From driverless cars to 3D printing, inventions that we once only imagined are now reality. M.I.T. experts Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson have dubbed this era of growing automation and digitization "The Second Machine Age." They join us to talk about what these vast and ongoing technological changes mean for our societal and economic futures.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist at the Center for Digital Business at the MIT Sloan School of Management and co-author of "The Second Machine Age"
  • Erik Brynjolfsson, professor in the MIT Sloan School of Management, director of the MIT Center for Digital Business and co-author of "The Second Machine Age"

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