By Vinnie Mirchandani
The ebook seems at how automation – desktop studying, robotics, unmanned self reliant cars, white collar bots, exoskeletons –is altering the character of labor in over 50 settings – in accounting enterprises, at the basketball courtroom, in banks, at the battlefront, in electronic organisations, within the oil patch, in R&D labs, on store flooring, in wineries, within the warehouse and lots of extra. the realization “we aren't any longer white, blue or brown collar employees – we're all Silicon Collar employees because know-how is reshaping all our workplaces”
Tackling this complicated weave of forces, Mirchandani blends a number of certain voices during this ebook – the innovation fanatic, commercial historian, and coverage analyst. Assembling an unlimited selection of voices, examples, and views , he catalogs intimately the fantastic human/machine matrix for jobs which are being remodeled via applied sciences – spanning the gamut from handsomely compensated basketball gamers to even more modest rubbish collectors.
He subsequent turns historian and appears at automation over many years - within the grocery undefined, within the motor vehicle undefined, in wisdom paintings, on the US Postal provider between different sectors. He unearths "evolution, now not revolution" and makes use of that to confront the pessimism approximately jobs popping out of academia and politicians.
With his analyst hat he appears to be like at how employers, regulators, unions, and employees have all burdened the hard work financial system. He concludes we should always no longer be apprehensive approximately machines. we must always be way more nervous approximately synthetic damage.
The final result is an positive learn at the altering nature of labor, a party of remarkable employees, and the machines that are making them even better.