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📝The Second Machine Age Work Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies Book Synopsis : A New York Times Bestseller. A “fascinating” (Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times) look at how digital technology is transforming our work and our lives. In recent years, Google’s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. Digital technologies—with hardware, software, and networks at their core—will in the near future diagnose diseases more accurately than doctors can, apply enormous data sets to transform retailing, and accomplish many tasks once considered uniquely human. In The Second Machine Age MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee—two thinkers at the forefront of their field—reveal the forces driving the reinvention of our lives and our economy. As the full impact of digital technologies is felt, we will realize immense bounty in the form of dazzling personal technology, advanced infrastructure, and near-boundless access to the cultural items that enrich our lives. Amid this bounty will also be wrenching change. Professions of all kinds—from lawyers to truck drivers—will be forever upended. Companies will be forced to transform or die. Recent economic indicators reflect this shift: fewer people are working, and wages are falling even as productivity and profits soar. Drawing on years of research and up-to-the-minute trends, Brynjolfsson and McAfee identify the best strategies for survival and offer a new path to prosperity. These include revamping education so that it prepares people for the next economy instead of the last one, designing new collaborations that pair brute processing power with human ingenuity, and embracing policies that make sense in a radically transformed landscape. A fundamentally optimistic book, The Second Machine Age alters how we think about issues of technological, societal, and economic progress.
📝The Second Machine Age Work Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies Book Synopsis :
📒Theory And Design In The Second Machine Age ✍ Martin Pawley
📝Theory and Design in the Second Machine Age Book Synopsis : A major figure throws down the gauntlet before his colleagues. Pawley, a European architectural critic and correspondent, points out the facts of postmodern built environments--pollution, resource depletion, urban paralysis, a global information network--and accuses architects of leaving the field to commercial interests. A sequel to Reyner Banheim's Theory and design in the first machine age (1960). Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
📒Orange Sky ✍ Damon Leverett
📝Orange Sky Book Synopsis : Orange Sky: Love of Drawing in the Second Machine Age Damon Leverett, Architect, Artist and Designers talks about his experience as a child growing up in urban Detroit during the late-1960's. He soon discovers through childhood friendships, the joy of sketching and drawing and transforms the experience into a lifelong vocation and profession working as an architect. Damon also walks through his personal experiences of transitioning through multiple drawing technologies over a thirty year period and emphasizes the value of drawing as a wonderful experience rather than just a tool for production. This book is a follow up to Damon's first publication: "Light Engines and Other Architectural Experiments" in 2005 which covers his works from 1990-2000. The exhibits presented in Orange Sky represents digital sketches and drawings from 2004-2014.
📒Machine Platform Crowd Harnessing Our Digital Future ✍ Andrew McAfee
📝Machine Platform Crowd Harnessing Our Digital Future Book Synopsis : From the authors of the best-selling The Second Machine Age, a leader’s guide to success in a rapidly changing economy. We live in strange times. A machine plays the strategy game Go better than any human; upstarts like Apple and Google destroy industry stalwarts such as Nokia; ideas from the crowd are repeatedly more innovative than corporate research labs. MIT’s Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson know what it takes to master this digital-powered shift: we must rethink the integration of minds and machines, of products and platforms, and of the core and the crowd. In all three cases, the balance now favors the second element of the pair, with massive implications for how we run our companies and live our lives. In the tradition of agenda-setting classics like Clay Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma, McAfee and Brynjolfsson deliver both a penetrating analysis of a new world and a toolkit for thriving in it. For startups and established businesses, or for anyone interested in what the future holds, Machine, Platform, Crowd is essential reading.
📒The Race For Work ✍ Bhoopathi Rapolu
📝The Race for Work Book Synopsis : Discover the secrets for thriving in a world being swept by automation! The rapid growth of technology and automation has changed the way we seek our work and find fulfillment—money, meaning and freedom. Those who don’t adapt are being trapped in the downward spiral of career stagnation, working harder and earning less, or losing their jobs altogether. People who understood how to win out over intelligent machines have found their dream jobs and career fulfillment. In this book you’ll learn: Why your job is more at risk than you think. Why being productive at your workplace does not help you succeed, and what you can do about it. Why today’s capitalistic industry structure is going to get rid of most of the traditional jobs. How to win the race against the intelligent machines that are taking our jobs. How the Big 3 Technologies are opening up millions of dream jobs. Why you are not an outsider to this party and how you can find your dream job irrespective of your current skills and experience. The proven step-by-step method through which you can find your career fulfillment. Who should read this book? Technology professionals in their 20s & 30s: Are you wondering why you are not able to grow your career as much as you thought you could? Professionals in business support functions (HR, Sales & Marketing, Procurement, Finance etc.): Do you feel like you are stuck in a company that is not growing enough and you don’t know how to get into a fast-growing company? Students: Are you considering getting another degree, as opposed to finding your dream job? Entrepreneurs: are you wondering if you made the right choice in developing your business idea? The tide has turned and emerging technologies are changing the face of business on a global scale. Will you ride the wave of change or be buried under it? Scroll up and get your copy now. Your success in life depends on it. An Author's Republic audio production.
📒Race Against The Machine ✍ Erik Brynjolfsson
📝Race Against the Machine Book Synopsis : Examines how information technologies are affecting jobs, skills, wages, and the economy.
📒Theory And Design In The First Machine Age ✍ Reyner Banham
📝Theory and Design in the First Machine Age Book Synopsis : First published in 1960, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age has become required reading in numerous courses on the history of modern architecture and is widely regarded as one of the definitive books on the modern movement. It has influenced a generation of students and critics interested in the formation of attitudes, themes, and forms which were characteristic of artists and architects working primarily in Europe between 1900 and 1930 under the compulsion of new technological developments in the first machine age.
📒Penezic Rogina ✍ Nigel Whiteley
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📒Reyner Banham ✍ Nigel Whiteley
📝Reyner Banham Book Synopsis : An intellectual biography of the cultural critic Reyner Banham.