Coverart for item
The Resource Will robots take your job? : a plea for consensus, Nigel M. De S. Cameron

Will robots take your job? : a plea for consensus, Nigel M. De S. Cameron

Label
Will robots take your job? : a plea for consensus
Title
Will robots take your job?
Title remainder
a plea for consensus
Statement of responsibility
Nigel M. De S. Cameron
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The trend that began with ATMs and do-it-yourself checkouts is moving at lightning speed. Everything from driving to teaching to the care of the elderly and, indeed, code-writing can now be done by smart machines. Conventional wisdom says there will be new jobs to replace those we lose ? but is it so simple? And are we ready? Technology writer and think tank director Nigel Cameron argues it's na?ve to believe we face a smooth transition. Whether or not there are "new" jobs, we face massive disruption as the jobs millions of us are doing get outsourced to machines. A twenty-first-century "rust belt" will rapidly corrode the labor market and affect literally hundreds of different kinds of job simultaneously. Robots won?t design our future ? we will. Yet shockingly, political leaders and policy makers do not seem to have this in their line of sight. So how should we assess and prepare for this unknown future?"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cameron, Nigel M. de S
Dewey number
331.12
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6331
LC item number
.C267 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New human frontiers series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Labor supply
  • Technological innovations
  • Automation
  • SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
  • Automation
  • Labor supply
  • Technological innovations
Label
Will robots take your job? : a plea for consensus, Nigel M. De S. Cameron
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Machine generated contents note: Preface Introduction: Time to Stop Being Na?ve 1. Non-Human Resources 2. ?The Stupid Luddite People? 3. Welcome to the Rust Belt 4. Building Consensus and Getting Prepared Notes Bibliography
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: time to stop being naive -- Non-human resources -- "The stupid Luddite people" -- Welcome to the Rust Belt -- Building consensus and getting prepared
Control code
962353922
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xvi, 121 pages
Isbn
9781509509560
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016049516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027297066
System control number
(OCoLC)962353922
Label
Will robots take your job? : a plea for consensus, Nigel M. De S. Cameron
Publication
Note
Machine generated contents note: Preface Introduction: Time to Stop Being Na?ve 1. Non-Human Resources 2. ?The Stupid Luddite People? 3. Welcome to the Rust Belt 4. Building Consensus and Getting Prepared Notes Bibliography
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: time to stop being naive -- Non-human resources -- "The stupid Luddite people" -- Welcome to the Rust Belt -- Building consensus and getting prepared
Control code
962353922
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xvi, 121 pages
Isbn
9781509509560
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016049516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027297066
System control number
(OCoLC)962353922

Library Locations

    • Thomas Jefferson LibraryBorrow it
      1 University Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63121, US
      38.710138 -90.311107
Processing Feedback ...