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

The Second Machine Age, Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies; Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee; 2014 Review by Graham Mulligan The trajectory of human history has changed. Expressed as a graph it has gone along a slow but improving line that travelled slightly upwards until the Industrial Revolution or the First Machine Age. The graph then starts to accelerate upward as the physical environment becomes altered