Originally posted on TED Blog:
Counting the days until TED2013 starts on February 25? In the meantime, curl up with a book by one of the talented, scholarly, funny and wise speakers who will grace the stage in Long Beach, California. These books are organized below by session. And make sure to tune in to the TED Blog starting on the 25th for exclusive — and extensive — live conference coverage.
Books from speakers in Session 1, “Progress Enigma”
- Productivity Growth, Inflation, and Unemployment, by Robert J. Gordon. In this collection of essays, Gordon lays out his views on the major topics of modern macroeconomics.
- Race Against the Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy, by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. Brynjolfsson and McAfee argue that technological innovation has changed the economic landscape in ways that are tough for the average…
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