How Computers Are Changing Your Career(s)

Which jobs have a future, which will evaporate under the onrush of technology? Will you have a career path next year? A Q&A with the authors of The New Division of Labor.

Editor’s Note: much more interesting than I would have guessed…

The New Division of Labor

As computers make inroads on every aspect of business, will people cease to matter? That’s the underlying question of this fascinating examination of the new labor market. In lucid prose, Levy and Murnane-economics professors at MIT and Harvard, respectively, and co-authors of the 1996 bestseller Teaching the New Basic Skills-present their answer, and their expectations regarding how computers will affect future wages and job distributions. … [ Read more ]