Erik Brynjolfsson

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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