Andrew McAfee

Trump promised to bring back jobs from China and Mexico. But, according to MIT researcher Andrew McAfee, not only are those jobs not coming back - they don’t even exist anymore.

No matter who you voted for, you were probably surprised by Trump’s win. Psychology professor Mahzarin Banaji thinks implicit bias might help us understand the difference between the polls and the actual results.

A former reality TV star will be the 45th president of the United States. Columbia Law School’s Tim Wu explains how Donald Trump was able to capture our attention.

America’s manufacturing industry has been hollowed out by globalization and automation. Donald Trump promises he can revive it. MIT researcher Andrew McAfee says that’s not possible. Read more....

Robots might be coming for your job… but that doesn’t mean you should be scared. Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson say that we can embrace automation AND maintain middle-class jobs.

What’s the secret to encouraging more start-ups? Apparently, stronger social safety nets. Harvard Business School professor Gareth Olds explains the connection between entrepreneurship and food stamps.

Millennials aren’t entitled - the job market just fell to pieces around them. The Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell on how a tough job outlook is shaping our politics.

How do we save middle class jobs in the face of increasing automation and advancing artificial intelligence? Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson discuss how our society can adapt to a world with a changing definition of work. Read more....

factory floor

What if automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence are bearing down on us at a faster rate than we ever anticipated? Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, authors of "The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies," say technology is rapidly reshaping our economy. Read more...

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