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Bestselling Author Andrew McAfee Says Tech + Capitalism Help Make “More From Less”

Kotecki On Tech - November 12, 2019 09:45 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 11 ratings
“The Second Machine Age” coauthor, MIT research scientist, and TED speaker is back. Andrew McAfee explores a powerful, counterintuitive concept in his new book, “More from Less: The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources—and What Happens Next.” Prepare to questio...

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New ABC Song, Halloween Weather & Author Andrew McAfee

Overnight America - October 29, 2019 21:00 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 46 ratings
Host Ryan Wrecker has heard a new ABC song that aims to clarify “LMNOP.” The only issue is that he can’t stand it. Next, Accuweather meteorologist Carl Babinkski tells us what type of temperatures and precipitation to expect for Thursday night Trick-or-Treating. Finally, New York Times Best-Sell...

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Andrew McAfee on More from Less

EconTalk - October 14, 2019 11:30 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 3.2K ratings
Andrew McAfee of MIT's Sloan School of Management talks about his book, More from Less, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. McAfee argues that technology is helping developed nations use fewer resources in producing higher levels of economic output. The improvement is not just a reduction in energy ...

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Andrew McAfee: Why Capitalism & Technology Will Save the Planet

Chris Riback's Conversations - October 11, 2019 06:00 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 169 ratings
If one question has driven mankind’s quest for innovation, it very well might be this: How can we get more from less? For most of our time on this planet, the answer was simple: We couldn’t. As my guest Andrew McAfee points out, for just about all of human history – particularly the Industrial ...

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What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

TED Talks Daily - June 22, 2019 10:00 - ★★★★ - 8.2K ratings
Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs -- or at least the kinds of jobs we know now. In this far-seeing talk, he thinks through what future jobs might look like, and how to educate coming generations to hold them.

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Andrew McAfee on the future of our economy

The TED Interview - June 19, 2019 05:00 ★★★★ - 1.9K ratings
Is the future of our economy scary? Exciting? MIT research scientist Andrew McAfee argues that it's both.

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LinkedIn Speaker Series with Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee and Reid Hoffman

LinkedIn Speaker Series - February 22, 2018 20:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 18 ratings
Interested in what the future will hold? Join us as LinkedIn Co-Founder and Partner at Greylock Reid Hoffman hosts a fireside chat with MIT Sloan School of Management’s faculty members Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. Erik and Andrew are co-authors of the 2014 NYTimes best-selling book, The ...

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How tech is ctrl+alt deleting the middle class with MIT's Andrew McAfee

Grow Big Always - April 18, 2016 13:17 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 101 ratings
Even without hard numbers you most likely feel the economic polarization that’s been happening over the last few decades. And who needs numbers to know just how much technology has changed our lives. It’s the connection between tech and the economy that I personally find super fascinating and it’...

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Ep119 - The Second Machine Age - Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson

Mixed Mental Arts - April 21, 2014 11:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 327 ratings
Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee are both MIT professors. They also wrote a book together called The Second Machine Age and it’s amazing. Over the last few decades, technology has been increasing at an exponential rate. In the 1960s, the creators of Star Trek imagined that centuries in the fu...

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The Revolution Will be Digitized: How IT is Affecting Business and Competition (Andrew McAfee)

UC Berkeley School of Information - November 06, 2009 20:45 - 1 hour ★★★ - 7 ratings
In 1987 Robert Solow observed that "We see evidence of the computer age everywhere except in the productivity statistics." In 2009, the situation is utterly changed; a large and growing body of evidence reveals that IT is affecting not only productivity, but also competition. And technology's imp...