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Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future MP3 CD – Audiobook, May 5 2015

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About the Author

Martin Ford, the founder of a Silicon Valley–based software development fi rm, has over twenty-fi ve years of experience in computer design and software development. The author of The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology, and the Economy of the Future, and he lives in Sunnyvale, California.

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A. J. Sudworth
5.0 out of 5 stars clear argument about the effect of automation
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Threat.....real or otherwise
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3.0 out of 5 stars read it for the economic discussion and ignore the robots
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4.0 out of 5 stars astute analysis
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5.0 out of 5 stars Technology and the threat of mass unemployment
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3.0 out of 5 stars Informative on effect of automation on different industries
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting but not revolutionary
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4.0 out of 5 stars but a good read and contains a lot of truth
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book. Much more than the "title"
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5.0 out of 5 stars Probably the most important book of the year.
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4.0 out of 5 stars This book will open your eyes to the gloomy present and the near term future.
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