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"Consumerism will impel us toward a marvelous machine-made world, according to this ambitious treatise on economics and technological change. Amblee, a software engineer, spotlights a handful of simple economic principles that he feels will mold the shape of things to come. Chief among them are the eternal desire for cheaper, better, more convenient goods and servi
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Paperback, 236 pages
Published August 6th 2011 by Gloture Books
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Marcia
I won this book on Goodreads. This is one person's view of how & why business/economics/the world works. His conclusions are absolutes, but the thoughtful reader can think of exceptions, which the author does not permit or acknowledge. For example, he states that consumers area always looking for a cheaper, better product in supermarkets. Most of the time that is true, but many people buy food from farmers' markets for several reasons like the high quality and local business support. Yes, th ...more
Evan G
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This was an interesting book. It is all about the future and how advanced technology will become and how these advancements will change our lives.
Sone of the ideas seemed plausible for the near future. Others seemed a little far-fetched.
The only thing I'm concerned about if these ideas come to fruition is that we will all turn into lazy bums and robots will do all our work for us.
Jan
Interesting book. One guy's vision of the future, with how we can solve the energy crisis, the rising cost of education, ride out stock market bubbles etc. All about automation and globalization in the future. However, while a lot of the research was interesting, he made some huge assumptions, and leaps in thought processes that just didn't make sense to me. Still, glad I read it, it was definitely thought provoking.
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