good old article on the age of machines

https://www.lrb.co.uk/v37/n05/john-lanchester/the-robots-are-coming

“A thorough, considered and disconcerting study of that possibility was undertaken by two Oxford economists, Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael Osborne, in a paper from 2013 called ‘The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerisation?’

review of

-Tyler Cowen The End of Average

-Second Machine Age Bjodhebfhwe etc etc

productivity, employment and robot deflation are dealt with “It says a lot about the current moment that as we stand facing a future which might resemble either a hyper-capitalist dystopia or a socialist paradise, the second option doesn’t get a mention”

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