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Debate: Erik Brynjolfsson and Robert J. Gordon at TED2013Debate: Erik Brynjolfsson and Robert J. Gordon at TED2013

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

TED Curator Chris Anderson opened this morning’s first session, Progress Enigma, with a provocative question: What is the future of work? He asked the audience: According to your worldview, is the growth of innovation accelerating? Not surprisingly, the overwhelming majority of the audience answered yes. But is the answer so simple? Economist Robert J. Gordon […]

Business

Race with the machines: Erik Brynjolfsson at TED2013Race with the machines: Erik Brynjolfsson at TED2013

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Erik Brynjolfsson says growth is not dead. To make his case in session 1 of TED2013, he points out two moments in the past — one that took place 120 years ago and the other that took place about 15 years ago. One hundred and twenty years ago, the Second Industrial Revolution began. But while the tools […]

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Progress Enigma: The speakers in Session 1 of TED2013Progress Enigma: The speakers in Session 1 of TED2013

Posted By Emily McManus

As we assembled TED2013′s lineup of speakers from around the world, talked with the TED brain trust, and listened to online conversations, one theme emerged: What is the future of work? Technology and new business practices are, in many ways, putting an end to the classic “good job,” the kind that millions of people once […]