Robocalypse now? why we shouldn't panic about automation, algorithms and artificial intelligence
- Document type
- Shackleton, Len
- Institute of Economic Affairs
- Date of publication
- 1 May 2018
- Current Controversies No. 62
- Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
- Business and management
- Material type
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