Posts Tagged ‘Erik Brynjolfsson’

Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of the authors of The Second Machine Age, Erik Brynjolfsson,  Andrew McAfee, and Jeremy Howard who examine the impact that “thinking” machines may have … READ MORE

The Great Decoupling: Now What?

#5Here is a composite of several brief excerpts from interviews of several thought leaders conducted by Rik Kirkland for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. The rapid advance of machine learning presents an economic paradox: productivity is rising, but employment may not. What are … READ MORE

Smart Machines: A book review by Bob Morris

Smart MachinesSmart Machines: IBM’s Watson and the Era of Cognitive Computing
John E. Kelly III and Steve Hamm
Columbia Business School Publishing (2013)

How and why humans and cognitive computing can — and should — collaborate on improving quality of life on Earth


The Second Machine Age: A book review by Bob Morris

Second MachineThe Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
W.W. Norton & Company (2014)

“Technology is not destiny. We shape our destiny.”

Opinions vary as to the timeframe of the Industrial Revolution and there is also disagreement … READ MORE

When There’s No Such Thing as Too Much Information

When There's
Illustration: James Yang

Here is an excerpt from an article by Steve Lohr for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please … READ MORE

The Coming of the Second Machine Age

Second ComingHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Bill Teuber for the Huffington Post. To read the complete article, c heck out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.


Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy Various Contributors
Harvard Business Review Press (2011)

How and why technology should support your organization’s strategy…not the other way around

This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared … READ MORE