Diane Coyle reviews *Average is Over*

The review is entitled “Not Average At All,” here is one excerpt:

Tyler Cowen has followed up the best-selling The Great Stagnation with another profoundly interesting book on the impact of new technology on the economy and beyond. Average is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation picks up the theme of the disruption technological change and the consequent restructuring of business and focuses on the effects on individual jobs and what people might be able to do to safeguard their livelihood.

The rest of the review is here, and it is interesting throughout.  This was one of my favorite sentences:

Steadily, without discussion, a moral framework is becoming encoded into the machines around us, and by the habits of use that are developing.

You can pre-order the book on Amazon here.  On Barnes and Noble here.  On Indiebound.org here.  And from Penguin here.  It is due out this Thursday.


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