What is the future when more and more work can be done by intelligent machines instead of people, or only done by people in partnership with those machines? What happens to workers, and what happens to the companies that depend on their purchasing power? What's the future of business when technology-enabled networks and marketplaces are better at deploying talent than traditional companies? What's the future of education when on-demand learning outperforms traditional universities in keeping skills up to date?
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Table of Contents
The WTF Economy Is Transforming How We Do Business
The Rise of Networked Platforms for Physical World Services
A World of Continuous Partial Employment
"This Is Strictly a Business Decision"
6 Things to Look for in Next Economy Companies
Escaping the Superstar Syndrome
We've Got This Whole Unicorn Thing All Wrong!
How On-Demand Logistics Could Save Brick-and-Mortar Retail
What Would Alexa Do?
The Game of Business: It's Time to Rewrite the Rules
Don't Replace People. Augment Them.
Machine Money and People Money
Work Is More than a Source of Income
Technology and Business as if People Matter