DT&L Library

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2030 2030
Once upon a time, the world was neatly divided into prosperous and backward economies. Babies were plentiful, workers outnumbered retirees, and people aspiring towards the middle class yearned to own...
Business & Economics, Forecasting, Inequality, Law Mauro F. Guillen
Abundance Abundance
We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. This bold,...
Inequality, Philanthropy, Technology & Engineering Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler
Automating Inequality 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
Don’t Be Evil Don’t Be Evil
Today Google and Facebook receive 90% of the world's news ad-spending. Amazon takes half of all ecommerce in the US. Google and Apple operating systems run on all but 1%...
Digital Transformation, Economics, Inequality, Privacy, Public Policy, Social Aspects of Technology, Social Media Rana Foroohar
Gigged
The full-time job is disappearing—is landing the right gig the new American Dream? One in three American workers is now a freelancer. This “gig economy”—one that provides neither the guarantee...
Forecasting, Future of Work, Inequality, Unemployment Sarah Kessler
Give People Money
Imagine if every month the government deposited $1,000 into your bank account, with nothing expected in return. It sounds crazy. But it has become one of the most influential and...
Economics, Future of Work, Inequality Annie Lowrey
Temp
Every working person in the United States asks the same question, how secure is my job? For a generation, roughly from 1945 to 1970, business and government leaders embraced a...
Future of Work, Inequality, Unemployment Louis Hyman
The Once and Future Worker
The American worker is in crisis. Wages have stagnated for more than a generation. Reliance on welfare programs has surged. Life expectancy is falling as substance abuse and obesity rates...
Economics, Future of Work, Inequality, Political Science Oren Cass