Shift of course

That shift of course has been going on for a long time. It’s been driven by a succession of technologies—the Internet, the cloud, big data, robotics, machine learning, and now artificial intelligence—together powerful enough that economists agree we are in the midst of a digital economic revolution. But there is less agreement on how exactly…

How did we get to where we are now? About every 20 years or so the digital revolution morphs and

How did we get to where we are now? About every 20 years or so the digital revolution morphs and brings us something qualitatively different. Each morphing issues from a set of particular new technologies, and each causes characteristic changes in the economy. The first morphing, in the 1970s and ’80s, brought us integrated circuits—tiny…

When it comes to the issue of whether digital devices such as telephones and emails have deprived people of personal

When it comes to the issue of whether digital devices such as telephones and emails have deprived people of personal communications, everyone has their own opinions from a different perspective. As far as I’m concerned, I believe that people has been able to get chances of real communication thanks to cellphones and emails for two…

Merely based on groundless assumptions and vague evidence, the director draws out the conclusion that by producing and introducing digital

Merely based on groundless assumptions and vague evidence, the director draws out the conclusion that by producing and introducing digital pianos in various price ranges to its customers, the Largo Piano Company will have its revenues increased. To support the argument, the author cites the evidence that the Allegro Musical instrument Company succeeds to increase…

Technology: A problem or boon

Whether technology enhances or diminishes our overall quality of life depends largely on the type of technology one is considering. While mechanical automation may have diminished our quality of life on balance, digital automation is doing more to improve life than to undermine its quality. First consider mechanical automation, particularly assembly-line manufacturing. With automation came…

Technology: A problem or boon

Whether technology enhances or diminishes our overall quality of life depends largely on the type of technology one is considering. While mechanical automation may have diminished our quality of life on balance, digital automation is doing more to improve life than to undermine its quality. First consider mechanical automation, particularly assembly-line manufacturing. With automation came…