Reaction to Carr’s Book, the Glass Cage: Automation and US
He argues that our jobs and lives are being impoverished by our dependence on computers and automation.
Once again, it is a pity that Lanier doesn't connect his discussion to others who have worked in this area, such as Brynjolfsson and McAfee (2011; 2014).
Although, history teaches us that we should expect growth of new forms of jobs, this time the creative destruction seems to be one on steroids.
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