Summary: An MIT professor outlines provocative arguments for the crucial role of people in a changing technological landscape, discussing cutting-edge advances and the unintended consequences of a robotics-driven future.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.8 MIN
Summary: Steve Case, co-founder of America Online (AOL) and one of America's most accomplished entrepreneurs, shares a roadmap for how anyone can succeed in a world of rapidly changing technology. We are entering, he explains, a new paradigm called the "Third Wave" of the Internet. The first wave saw AOL and other companies lay the foundation for consumers to connect to the Internet. The second wave saw...
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 CAS
Summary: "A leading business journalist takes us inside a business revolution: the upstart brands taking on the empires that long dominated the trillion-dollar consumer economy. Dollar Shave Club and its hilarious marketing. Casper mattresses popping out of a box. Third Love's lingerie designed specifically for each woman's body. Warby Parker mailing you five pairs of glasses to choose from. You've seen...
Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.8 ING
Summary: A roller-coaster tour through our obsession with the future - and what's at stake when we neglect our present. Tech bloggers livecast the launch of the latest Kindle, crowds form serpentine lines outside of Apple stores on the eve of new iPhone releases, stock markets surge and recede on rumours of what Intel and Microsoft have in the pipeline, and, on college campuses across the country,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 NIE
Summary: "Welcome to the "Solution Economy" We're at a critical juncture in our global economy, with the siloed ways of the past (public vs. private) quickly fading. Instead, we are witnessing a step change in how society deals with its own problems-in which government acts as just one player among many, and entrepreneurship and innovation range freely across all sectors. Deloitte's William Eggers and...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2013