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Saturday, June 06, 2020

Building A More Resilient Data-Driven Economy

Building a better economy:

Irving Wladawsky-Berger's Blog
A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. ... 

Building a More Resilient, Data-Driven Economy
“With each major crisis, be it war, pandemic, or major new technology, there has been a need to reinvent the relationships between individuals, businesses, and government,” wrote MIT professor Alex “Sandy Pentland in the first chapter of Building the New Economy.  Pentland cites two major historical examples.  In the early 20th century, the rise of mass manufacturing led to the creation of regulations governing working conditions and pay, health rules for mass-produced foods, and laws to prevent monopolies that stifled competition.  Then in mid-century, the decades following WWII saw greater access to higher education, racial and gender progress, and increased support for scientific research and medical advances. ... " 

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