Science and Technology

"The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies"

Erik Brynjolfsson; Andrew McAfee

About the Program

Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee talk about the technological advancements that have taken over our lives and our economy and suggest ways to harness those advancements to benefit society.  The co-authors spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco.     

About the Authors

Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson is director of the MIT Center for Digital Business.  His books include "Race Against the Machine" and "Wired for Innovation."  


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Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee's books include Race Against the Machine and Enterprise 2.0.  He is a principle research scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management.  Additional information is available at  andrewmcafee.org or via twitter @amcafee.


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"The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, March 15th at 8am (ET)
  • Monday, February 17th at 6:45am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 16th at 4:15pm (ET)
  • Monday, February 10th at 1:45am (ET)
  • Saturday, February 8th at 11pm (ET)
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