Erik Brynjolfsson

The key to growth? Race with the machines

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TED2013
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As machines take on more jobs, many find themselves out of work or with raises indefinitely postponed. Is this the end of growth? No, says Erik Brynjolfsson — it’s simply the growing pains of a radically reorganized economy. A riveting case for why big innovations are ahead of us … if we think of computers as our teammates. Be sure to watch the opposing viewpoint from Robert Gordon.

Erik Brynjolfsson
/ Innovation researcher

Erik Brynjolfsson examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and employment.  Full bio.

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