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Robert Skidelsky: Death To Machines?

Robert Skidelsky: Death To Machines? | The Great Transition | Scoop.it
Professor Robert Skidelsky looks at the dawn of a second machine age and explores the lessons of the Luddites for today's economy.
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Skidelsky's insightful reading of Brynjolfsson and McAfee's Second Machine Age is a plea to re-evaluate the Luddites.

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How IT Costs More Jobs than It Creates - Technology Review

How IT Costs More Jobs than It Creates - Technology Review | The Great Transition | Scoop.it
A new book challenges the standard view that technological advances are always good for employment.

This new study by two academics of the MIT Sloan School of Management provides some interesting food for thought on the future of work and its implications for welfare.

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Guide to Greener Electronics

Guide to Greener Electronics | The Great Transition | Scoop.it

Greenpeace 2011 Guide to greener electronics is out. It ranks leading mobile phone, TV and PC manufacturers on policies and practices to reduce their impact on the climate, produce greener products, and make their operations more sustainable.


HP takes top spot, closely followed by Dell.

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