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We stand on the edge of a new era that will bring change to our world on a par with the Industrial Revolution. Automation, artificial intelligence and robotics are changing our lives quickly - but digital disruption goes much further than we realize. Richard Baldwin, one of the world's leading globalization experts, argues that the inhuman speed of this transformation threatens to overwhelm our capacity to adapt. But while the changes are now inevitable, there are strategies that humanity can use to adapt to this new world, employing the indispensable skills that no machine can copy: creativity and independent thought. The Globotics Upheaval will help each of us prepare for the oncoming wave of the advanced robotic workforce.

©2019 Richard Baldwin (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group

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"A manifesto for future-proofing our jobs and prosperity." (The Sunday Times)
 

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Dimension changing.

Mind opening for those with a walking pace brain. Essential for all thinking about future social and economic development.

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  • Cameron F.
  • 02-19-20

A good read!

A stark warning for the near future. started getting a bit repetitive towards the end but it's to be expected considering the topic.

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  • Rob Sedgwick
  • 07-27-19

Good but overlong

This audiobook is very good, my only issue is it does reiterate itself quite a bit. But the central message that change is on the way comes through loud and clear.