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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind


This book predicts the decline of today's professions and describes the people and systems that will replace them. In an Internet society, according to Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers, accountants, architects, the clergy, consultants, lawyers, and many others, to work as they did in the 20th century. The Future of the Professions explains how 'increasingly capable systems' -- from telepresence to artificial intelligence -- will bring fundamental change in the way that the 'practical expertise' of specialists is made available in society. Th ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198713395
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198713395.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Susskind, author

Daniel Susskind, author