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What if Machines are Better than Humans at Creativity?

August 09, 2017


Many people argue there’s something uniquely human about the ability to come up with a new idea. But a look at the field of industrial design might convince them that machines are getting quite good at coming up with powerful new ideas on their own.

Despite many advances, some jobs — and industries — will still require a human touch. MIT IDE directors Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson discuss the options and the rapidly changing landscape, in this book excerpt from Machine, Platform, Crowd.

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