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The rise of the robots : technology and the threat of mass unemployment

Author: Martin Ford
Publisher: London, England : Oneworld Publications, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If a 'robot' could do your job quicker than you and better than you for no pay, would you still be employed? Today it's travel agents, data-analyst and paralegals whose jobs are under threat. Soon it will be doctors, taxi-drivers and, ironically, even computer programmers. Without a radical reassessment of our economic and political structures, we risk the implosion of the capitalist economy itself. In a frightening  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Ford
ISBN: 9781780748481 1780748485
OCLC Number: 960178940
Awards: Winner of Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2015.
Description: xviii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Martin Ford.

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'Well researched and disturbingly persuasive.' Financial Times 'Everyone concerned with the future of work must read this book.' -- Lord Robert Skidelsky, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Read more...

 
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