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By Thomas H. Davenport,Julia Kirby

An invigorating, thought-provoking, and confident examine the increase of automation that explores how execs throughout industries can locate sustainable careers within the close to future.

Nearly half all operating american citizens might chance wasting their jobs due to know-how. It’s not just blue-collar jobs at stake. hundreds of thousands of knowledgeable wisdom workers—writers, paralegals, assistants, clinical technicians—are threatened by way of accelerating advances in synthetic intelligence.

The commercial revolution shifted employees from farms to factories. within the first period of automation, machines relieved people of manually hard paintings. at the present time, period of automation maintains to clean around the complete services-based financial system that has changed jobs in agriculture and production. period 3, and the increase of AI, is dawning. clever pcs are demonstrating they're in a position to making larger judgements than people. amazing applied sciences can now come to a decision, research, expect, or even understand a lot quicker and extra safely than the human mind, and their development is accelerating. the place will this depart attorneys, nurses, academics, and editors?

In Only people want Apply, Thomas Hayes Davenport and Julia Kirby reframe the dialog approximately automation, arguing that the way forward for elevated productiveness and company luck isn’t both human or desktop. It’s either. the secret is augmentation, using expertise to assist people paintings greater, smarter, and speedier. rather than viewing those machines as aggressive interlopers, we will be able to see them as companions and collaborators in artistic challenge fixing as we flow into the subsequent period. the alternative is ours.

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