In an increasingly automated world, 3 groups of people will win economically

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    author: Cal Newport
    title: Deep Work: rules for focused success in a distracted world




    : Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee state in Race Against the Machine (2011) that there are 3 groups of people who will reap disproportionate amount of benefits in the Intelligent Machine Age:
    • Owners: Those with capital (They can invest in machines)
    • High-Skilled Workers: Those that can work with machines and take advantage of the new opportunities they bring
    • Superstars: Those who are the best at what they do
      • 1981 paper, the economist Sherwin Rosen explains as follows: “Hearing a succession of mediocre singers does not add up to a single outstanding performance.”