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   Automation and autonomy: labour, capital and machines in the artificial intelligence industry
Steinhoff J., Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2021. 221 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030716-88-2), Reviews: (2 of 2)

The three foundational components of Marxist philosophies of economics and politics are listed in the title of this book: labor, capital, and machines. They are all affected by the growth of artificial intelligence (AI) and, especially...

Aug 1 2022
  Market engineering: insights from two decades of research on markets and information
Gimpel H., Neumann D., Seifert S., Veit D., Kramer J., Pfeiffer J., Teubner T., Weidlich A., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2021. 253 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030666-60-6)

This special book is mostly devoted to honoring one person, who, thanks to his activity and outstanding ideas, was able to influence many people involved in widely understood information engineering, marketing engineering, market desig...

Jul 27 2022
   Automation and autonomy: labour, capital and machines in the artificial intelligence industry
Steinhoff J., Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2021. 221 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030716-88-2), Reviews: (1 of 2)

This book is a Marxist critique of the impact that artificial intelligence (AI), specifically machine learning, will have on labor. It was originally a dissertation, which was modified for release as a book. This is problematic for a r...

Jun 6 2022
  Mathematical finance: a very short introduction
Davis M., Oxford University Press, Inc., New York, NY, 2019. 160 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-198787-94-5)

There are some similarities between areas of computer specializations and mathematical finance, for example, stochastic methods and statistics or risk modeling. It should be interesting for computer specialists to get acquainted with h...

Dec 2 2020
  Network economics: principles - strategies - competition policy
Knieps G., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 184 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319116-94-5)

Network engineers frequently need to interact with business-oriented departments in their company. To do so effectively, it is necessary to be equipped with at least basic knowledge of economic problems related to the technological fie...

Jul 15 2020
  Humans and machines at work: monitoring, surveillance and automation in contemporary capitalism
Moore P., Upchurch M., Whittaker X., Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2018. 260 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319582-31-3)

The unprecedented pace of the so-called fourth industrial revolution, which is characterized by the fusion of technologies and automation with humans, thus forming new physical, digital, and biological spheres for cognitive and manual ...

Dec 12 2019
  Economic growth and automation risks in developing countries due to the transition toward digital modernity
Nagano A.  ICEGOV 2018 (Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, Galway, Ireland, Apr 4-6, 2018) 42-50, 2018.  Type: Proceedings

When I read this paper, I recalled a news report from several months ago that describes a robot that can cut and sew fabric into garments. It is so sophisticated that it can handle patterned fabrics so that seams match and pockets are ...

Nov 9 2018
  Artificial intelligence and economic theory: Skynet in the market
Marwala T., Hurwitz E., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 204 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319661-03-2)

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly used in many areas, including language translation, medical diagnosis, and so on. Of interest here are AI applications in stock market activities. Most investors are aware of programmed trad...

Jul 19 2018
  Competing against luck: the story of innovation and customer choice
Christensen C., Dillon K., Hall T., Duncan D., Harper Business, New York, NY, 2016. 288 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-062435-61-3)

At a recent meeting of the International Standards Organization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 279, about 60 experts from 30-plus countries engaged in a spirited discussion and debate about how to help organizations of all shapes and s...

Nov 8 2017
  The blockchain alternative: rethinking macroeconomic policy and economic theory
Bheemaiah K., Apress, New York, NY, 2017. 248 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-484226-73-5)

Like DNA is for genetic reproduction of living organisms, blockchain technology is, on a different scale, a tool for the cyclic transfer of information and recording the history of successive transfers. In this last case, we refer to a...

Oct 31 2017
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