The public remains divided over the value of good management. But what does the data tell us?
Marketplace talks to Erik Brynjolfsson about stagnated wages in middle-skilled jobs, and how this makes them ripe for robot takeover.
"...This approach to programming computers is severely limited; it can’t be used in the many domains, like Go, where we know more than we can tell."
And one of the oldest and most pervasive and pernicious economic ideas is that technology kills jobs.
In their search for a solution to the big problems facing developed economies -- rising inequality, falling productivity growth and less national income going to workers -- researchers have zeroed...
"As Jim Barksdale, the former CEO of Netscape quipped, 'If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine,'" write Erik Brynjolfsson.
In a phone interview, Brynjolfsson made the point that “we are far from tapping out the innovations” growing out of digitization, computers and information technology.
Erik Brynjolfsson at MIT say computers are already automating routine, processing type roles and that, in the future, robots will do increasingly "high skill" things as well.
MIT Professor Erik Brynjolfsson noted at the recently concluded World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, "GDP is a poor way of assessing the health of our economies and we urgently need to find...
Six MIT Sloan faculty members and alumni were honored at the biennial Thinkers50 awards in London.
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