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If you lead a business—any business, of any size, in any industry—you need to adopt an Artificial Intelligence strategy, now. A hotly-anticipated new book, Prediction Machines tackles AI through the lens of leadership, business strategy, and economics.

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This Liberal Arts major is building better, more diverse corporate culture—and leading thousands of male engineers—at Autodesk. And she’s doing it with radical empathy.

AI: The Business Opportunity of a Generation

Business Strategy Ajay Agrawal

If you lead a business—any business, of any size, in any industry—you need to adopt an Artificial Intelligence strategy, now. A hotly-anticipated new book, Prediction Machines tackles AI through the lens of leadership, business strategy, and economics.

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“The First Book to Explain the Economics of Artificial Intelligence”: Advance Praise for Prediction Machines by Speaker Ajay Agrawal

“This may be the best book yet on what may be the best technology that has come along.” Lawrence H. Summers, former US treasury secretary on Ajay Agrawal’s highly anticipated book Prediction Machines—a crystal clear, realistic assessment of how AI will actually affect the economy. No hype, no...

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