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Ford, Martin (Martin R.)

Summary: Examines the effects of accelerating technology on the economic system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Pereus Books Group 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 FOR

Scott, Kevin

Summary: The continued development of AI has the potential to create abundance and opportunity for everyone and help solve some of our most vexing problems. But how do we work to ensure that the continued development of AI allows us to keep the American Dream alive? Kevin Scott offers a clear roadmap to find the answer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 338 SCO

Toyama, Kentaro

Summary: "In 2004, Kentaro Toyama, an award-winning computer scientist, moved to India to start a new research group for Microsoft. Its mission: to explore novel technological solutions to the world's persistent social problems. Together with his team, he invented electronic devices for under-resourced urban schools and developed digital platforms for remote agrarian communities. But after a decade of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 TOY

Diamandis, Peter H.

Summary: A blueprint for how our world will change in response to the next ten years of rapid technological disruption. The authors investigate how exponentially accelerating technologies will impact our daily lives and society as a whole. They probe the science of technological convergence and how it will reinvent every part of our lives, including transportation, retail, advertising, education,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 Diamandis 2020

Vinsel, Lee

Summary: "or forty years, innovation has been the hottest buzzword in business. But what if the benefits of innovation have been exaggerated, and our obsession with the new has distracted us from the work that matters most? It's hard to avoid innovation these days. Nearly every product gets marketed as being disruptive, whether it's a new technology or a new toothbrush. But in this manifesto on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Currency 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 VIN

Ross, Alec

Summary: Over the past two decades, the Internet has radically changed markets and businesses worldwide. In The Industries of the Future, Ross shows us what's next, highlighting the best opportunities for progress and explaining why countries thrive or sputter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 338 ROS

Friedman, Thomas L.

Summary: A brilliant investigation of globalization, the most significant socioeconomic trend in the world today, and how it is affecting everything we do-economically, politically, and culturally-abroad and at home. As foreign affairs columnist for The New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman crisscrosses the globe talking with the world's economic and political leaders, and reporting, as only he can, on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 337 FRI

Lanier, Jaron.

Summary: Evaluates the negative impact of digital network technologies on the economy and particularly the middle class, citing challenges to employment and personal wealth while exploring the potential of a new information economy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4833 LAN

Friedman, Thomas L.

Summary: Globalization is not just a phenomenon and not just a passing trend. It is the international system that replaced the Cold War system. Globalization is the integration of capital, technology and information across national borders, in a way that is creating a single global market and to some degree, a global village. You cannot understand the morning news or know where to invest you money or...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 337 FRI

Itō, Jōichi

Summary: "The future," as the author William Gibson once noted, "is already here. It's just unevenly distributed." WHIPLASH is a postcard from that future.The world is more complex and volatile today than at any other time in our history. The tools of our modern existence are getting faster, cheaper, and smaller at an exponential rate, just as billions of strangers around the world are suddenly just one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 ITO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 304 ITO

Scott, Kevin

Summary: "Native rural Virginian and now Chief technology officer at Microsoft, Kevin Scott, discusses the future of AI and how it can be realistically used to promote growth even as the job landscape shifts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 SCO

Grove, Andrew S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Currency Doubleday 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.406 Grove

Mallaby, Sebastian

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author comes the astonishingly frank and intimate story of success and failure inside Silicon Valley's dominant venture capital firms-and how their strategies and fates have shaped the path of innovation, and the global economy, writ large"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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Bonvillian, William

Summary: A roadmap for how we can rebuild America's working class by transforming workforce education and training. The American dream promised that if you worked hard, you could move up, with well-paying working-class jobs providing a gateway to an ever-growing middle class. Today, however, we have increasing inequality, not economic convergence. Technological advances are putting quality jobs out of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 374 BON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 374 BON

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 374 BON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 374 BON

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 374 Bonvillian 2021

Harford, Tim

Summary: "A smart, lively history of the world economy, seen through the crucial inventions that shaped it. Who thought up paper money? What was the secret element that made the Gutenberg printing press possible? What is the connection between The Da Vinci Code and the collapse of Lehman Brothers? In [this book], author and economist Tim Harford paints an epic yet intimate picture of economic change by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 609 HAR

McAfee, Andrew

Summary: "We live in strange times. A machine plays the strategy game Go better than any human; upstarts like Apple and Google destroy industry stalwarts such as Nokia; ideas from the crowd are repeatedly more innovative than corporate research labs. MIT's Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson know what it takes to master this digital-powered shift: we must rethink the integration of minds and machines,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 MCA

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