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Automation and autonomy: labour, capital and machines in the artificial intelligence industry
Steinhoff J., Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2021. 221 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030716-88-2)
This book is a Marxist critique of the impact that artificial intelligence (AI), specifically machine learning, will have on labor. It was originally a dissertation, which was modified for release as a book. This is problematic for a reviewer, as ...
Jun 6 2022
Kings of crypto: one startup’s quest to take cryptocurrency out of Silicon Valley and onto Wall Street
Roberts J., Harvard Business Review Press, Boston, MA, 2021. 236 pp. Type: Book (978-1-633698-70-3)
Kings of crypto
is a fun read about a Bitcoin exchange startup. It begins with a readable exposition of blockchains and cryptocurrencies. Blockchains are basically distributed ledgers that show every pertinent transaction. The ledger is org...
Apr 1 2021
Mathematical finance: a very short introduction
Davis M., Oxford University Press, Inc., New York, NY, 2019. 160 pp. Type: Book (978-0-198787-94-5)
There are some similarities between areas of computer specializations and mathematical finance, for example, stochastic methods and statistics or risk modeling. It should be interesting for computer specialists to get acquainted with how these met...
Dec 2 2020
Network economics: principles - strategies - competition policy
Knieps G., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 184 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319116-94-5)
Network engineers frequently need to interact with business-oriented departments in their company. To do so effectively, it is necessary to be equipped with at least basic knowledge of economic problems related to the technological field. For inst...
Jul 15 2020
Humans and machines at work: monitoring, surveillance and automation in contemporary capitalism
Moore P., Upchurch M., Whittaker X., Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2018. 260 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319582-31-3)
The unprecedented pace of the so-called fourth industrial revolution, which is characterized by the fusion of technologies and automation with humans, thus forming new physical, digital, and biological spheres for cognitive and manual workplaces, ...
Dec 12 2019
Testing and tuning market trading systems: algorithms in C++
Masters T., Apress, New York, NY, 2018. 332 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484241-72-1)
Financial markets have become increasingly dominated by automated systems. A computer program can be used to decide when to buy and sell things such as shares or currencies, with the aim of making a profit. The automated use of this means no human...
Sep 5 2019
Economic growth and automation risks in developing countries due to the transition toward digital modernity
Nagano A. ICEGOV 2018 (Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, Galway, Ireland, Apr 4-6, 2018) 42-50, 2018. Type: Proceedings
When I read this paper, I recalled a news report from several months ago that describes a robot that can cut and sew fabric into garments. It is so sophisticated that it can handle patterned fabrics so that seams match and pockets are inconspicuou...
Nov 9 2018
Artificial intelligence and economic theory: Skynet in the market
Marwala T., Hurwitz E., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 204 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319661-03-2)
Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly used in many areas, including language translation, medical diagnosis, and so on. Of interest here are AI applications in stock market activities. Most investors are aware of programmed trading and high...
Jul 19 2018
Credit scoring and its applications (2nd ed.)
Thomas L., Crook J., Edelman D., SIAM-Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA, 2017. 387 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611974-55-3)
Anyone involved in credit scoring, from financial professionals to advanced students in mathematics and business, should own this treatise. Heavily mathematical in its approach, it addresses the practical mechanics of contemporary credit analysis ...
Jun 21 2018
From Internet of Things to smart cities: enabling technologies
Sun H., Wang C., Ahmad B., Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2018. 430 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498773-78-2)
The proliferation of electronic smart devices, and the ability to gather the data they generate in conjunction with prompt processing and feedback, is already having great consequences in our daily lives. Applications in environmental monitoring, ...
Feb 21 2018
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