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MIT and the Digital Economy:
The Second Machine Age

 A conference highlighting the award-winning research of MIT's faculty, the business contributions of alumni,
and the perspectives of some of the most influential people in high tech.
 

 

 Friday, April 4, 2014
The TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street, New York, NY
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(Conference includes lunch and cocktail reception)

 Register Here!

 Featuring award-winning researchers and co-authors of the book “Race Against the Machine”
and their latest release The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies:  

 

 Erik Brynjolfsson
Director, Initiative on the Digital Economy
Schussel Family Professor of Management Science, MIT Sloan School of Management

Andrew McAfee
Co-Director, Initiative on the Digital Economy

 

Digital technologies are transforming business, our economy, and our society. They are driving innovation and creating unprecedented wealth. At the same time, a gap is emerging as accelerating changes in technology overtake the ability of people and organizations to keep pace. Harnessing the exponential improvements in artificial intelligence, robotics, networks, analytics, and digitization is the grand challenge for our generation and for MIT in particular.

This event will highlight MIT's role in both understanding and shaping our increasingly digital economy. Please join us for a celebration of innovation and technology and to learn more about the Institute's response to this challenge through an exciting new Initiative on the Digital Economy.