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Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, authors and directors of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, discuss the ways we should think of the integration of minds and machines, products and platforms, and the core and the crowd. Machine, Platform, Crowd offers an in-depth analysis of the digital-powered new world and the tools necessary for thriving in it. Essential reading for startups, established businesses, or anyone with an interest in the future of technology.

SEE: 3 ways businesses can harness the power of "machines, platforms, and crowds" for success (TechRepublic)

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By Kristen Lotze

Kristen Lotze is an Associate Writer for TechRepublic. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville, and previously worked as an intern in the Marketing and Communications department at Metropolitan State University of Denver.