Winners And Losers In The Digital Economy

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Confronting The Digital Economy Paradox

"The truth is, technology has always been destroying jobs, technology has always been creating jobs," Brynjolfsson said. But with advances in technology coming faster than ever, that equation is out of balance.

"We're going to see this trend accelerate in the next 10 years," he said of machines taking over tasks that have been exclusively the province of humans. "The consequences of this are very profound.

"Addressing this paradox is the grand challenge for our generation."

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