DT&L Library

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No Image Available A World Without Work
From mechanical looms to the combustion engine to the first computers, new technologies have always provoked panic about workers being replaced by machines. For centuries, such fears have been misplaced,...
Automation, Business & Economics, Digital Transformation, Education, Employment, Future of Work, Robotics Daniel Susskind
No Image Available Automating Inequality
The State of Indiana denies one million applications for healthcare, foodstamps and cash benefits in three years―because a new computer system interprets any mistake as “failure to cooperate.” In Los...
Computers, Employment, Future of Work, Inequality, Unemployment Virginia Eubanks
No Image Available The Future of Work
Robots, artificial intelligence, and driverless cars are no longer things of the distant future. They are with us today and will become increasingly common in coming years, along with virtual...
Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Employment, Future of Work, Robotics, Unemployment Darrell M. West
No Image Available The Job
Since 1973, our productivity has grown almost six times faster than our wages. Most of us rank so far below the top earners in the country that the "winners" might...
Economics, Employment, Future of Work, Unemployment Ellen Ruppel Shell
No Image Available Work
Tracing the complexity and contradictory nature of work throughout history Say the word “work,” and most people think of some form of gainful employment. Yet this limited definition has never...
Employment, Social Sciences Andrea Komlosy