Industrial revolution 4.0, tech giants, and digitized societies

By: Lim, Tai WeiMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Singapore Palgrave Macmillan 2019Description: 201pISBN: 9811374694; 9789811374692Subject(s): TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS- SOCIAL ASPECTS | TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS- ECONOMIC ASPECTSDDC classification: 006.3 Summary: This text explores the emergence of disruptive digital technologies such as robotics, blockchain, nanotechnology and 3D printing and their impact on human lives and jobs in globalized 21st century societies. Incorporating a cutting edge area studies perspective, it considers the challenges and long term implications of the rise of tech giants such as Alibaba, Google and Baidu through the lens of past industrial revolutions. It investigates the mirror profiles of the world’s largest tech companies in the US and China and provides a unique comparison of tech giants with 19th century colonial empires and monopolistic trading companies in terms of political economic dominance.
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This text explores the emergence of disruptive digital technologies such as robotics, blockchain, nanotechnology and 3D printing and their impact on human lives and jobs in globalized 21st century societies. Incorporating a cutting edge area studies perspective, it considers the challenges and long term implications of the rise of tech giants such as Alibaba, Google and Baidu through the lens of past industrial revolutions. It investigates the mirror profiles of the world’s largest tech companies in the US and China and provides a unique comparison of tech giants with 19th century colonial empires and monopolistic trading companies in terms of political economic dominance.

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