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Erik Brynjolfsson:
The key to growth? Race with the machines

TED2013 · 11:56 · Filmed Feb 2013

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.

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