Beyond Hype and Despair: Developing Healthy Communities in the Era of Intelligent Tools

Abstract: 

There is much we do not know and cannot know about the socioeconomic impacts of intelligent machines. The impacts will be driven by business strategies that differ by sector and country. “Good jobs” strategies are possible. It is important to identify and strengthen the factors, including policies, that encourage them. Demographics will certainly affect the outcomes. Powerfully and importantly, the narratives about the benefits and costs of the technologies will affect the speed and breadth of the deployment of intelligent tools.

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Publication date: 
January 1, 2019
Publication type: 
Journal Article
Citation: 
Zysman, John and Kenney, Martin and Tyson, Laura D'Andrea, Beyond Hype and Despair: Developing Healthy Communities in the Era of Intelligent Tools (January 1, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3414691 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3414691