Déjà Vu AI: What Can We Learn from the Digital Revolution?

Source: Laura Schultz, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, August 26, 2019

At the dawn of the digital revolution, economists questioned whether or not we were entering the next industrial revolution. They forecasted dramatic leaps in our personal productivity, automation of mundane tasks, changes in the workforce, globalization, and self-employment. These are many of the same predictions being made today as artificial intelligence lays on the horizon.