Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee & Meghna Chakraborti

Credit: Alison Bruzek / WGBH

Erik Brynjolfsson And Andrew McAfee on Where Technology Is Going (And Why They're Optimistic)

February 11, 2014

Taped by WGBH Forum Network, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, visited the Brattle Theater in Harvard Square to discuss their new book, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, with host Meghna Chakrabarti.

Brynjolfsson and McAfee talk about the future of technology from self-driving cars to robots doing middle-class jobs.  They also refer to themselves as optimists when it comes to the future – that technology won't be taking all the jobs, rather that society will adapt.

This talk took place on February 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.


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