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Autor of MIT and the impact of IT on employment

by Tom Austin  |  September 22, 2010  |  Comments Off on Autor of MIT and the impact of IT on employment

My most recent post on the social and moral obligations of the IT industry has apparently generated zero comment. 

Cynic that I am, I would ordinarily assume no one cares. Perhaps David Autor’s piece on the Brooking Institution site will generate some dialog. In the full PDF, he talks about the role of technology in the gutting of the middle class world wide.

Who wants to talk about the relationship between automation of routine tasks and reduction in the demand for labor?

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Tom Austin
VP & Gartner Fellow
20 years at Gartner
41 years IT industry

Tom Austin, VP, has been a Gartner Fellow since 1997. He drives Gartner's research content incubator (the Maverick Program) and is leading a new research community creating research on the emerging era of smart machines. Read Full Bio




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