Next:Economy 2015 - San Francisco, California: Video Compilation

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In today’s economic landscape, no business model, company, or industry is immune to disruption. Every industry and organization needs to transform… or perish. At O’Reilly’s Next:Economy summit, the geeks met the suits to explore the future of work in an era of sweeping technology-driven transformation. This complete video compilation puts you at the center of every presentation.

You’ll hear from key executives of companies driving the transformation; economists, journalists and policymakers studying it; and people on the front lines of the revolution: workers taking on new jobs in new kinds of businesses, along with inventors, investors, and entrepreneurs who are changing the world with their products and services.

You’ll also hear from a broad spectrum of businesses whose industries are now undergoing transformation. Everyone’s asking WTF? (“What's the future?”), with questions that include:

  • Which technologies will help existing businesses deliver experiences that equal or exceed those of new economy companies?
  • How can augmented reality be used to "upskill" workers and consumers, creating enormous new sources of productivity?
  • How will software agents and applied machine learning transform business workflows, not just consumer experiences?
  • What tools and practices make it possible to manage a truly distributed, on-demand workforce?
  • What kinds of industries—and new opportunities—can best take advantage of the 21st century approach to work?

Pick up these videos and learn how technology is shaping the future of industries, companies, and the nature of work.

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Table of contents

  1. Setting the stage
    1. Next:Economy Summit 2015 - What's the future of work?
    2. Opening welcome - Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media), Steven Levy (Backchannel), Lauren Smiley (Medium)
    3. No ordinary disruption - James Manyika (McKinsey Global Institute)
  2. Minds and Machines
    1. From self-driving cars to retraining humans - Sebastian Thrun, Co-Founder and CEO, Udacity
    2. The future of personal assistants - Adam Cheyer, Co-founder and VP of Engineering, Viv and Alexandre Lebrun, Head,, Facebook
    3. Will robots augment us or rule us? - John Markoff, Journalist, New York Times; and Jerry Kaplan, Visiting Lecturer, and Fellow at The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics, Stanford University
    4. "Knowledge Work": No longer safe from automation - Kristian Hammond, Chief Scientist, Narrative Science
  3. The first machine age isn't over yet
    1. The small scale factory of the future - Limor Fried, hacker, slacker, code cracker, Adafruit Industries
    2. One, two, three, boom! - Mark Hatch, CEO, TechShop
    3. Why services aren't enough - Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO, General Electric
  4. Workers in a world of continuous partial employment
    1. Does on demand require independent contractors? - Leah Busque, Founder, TaskRabbit
    2. What's it like to drive for Uber or Lyft? - Eric Barajas, Driver, Uber; Jon Kessler, Driver, Lyft; and Kelly Dessaint, Driver, National Veterans Cab
  5. Networks and the nature of the firm
    1. The changing nature of work - Esko Kilpi, Managing Director, Esko Kilpi Company
    2. What's the investment opportunity? - Simon Rothman, Partner, Greylock Partners; Gary Swart, Venture Partner, Polaris Partners; and James Cham, Bloomberg Beta
    3. Supporting workers in the on-demand economy - Nick Grossman, General Manager, Union Square Ventures
    4. Creating better teams - Stewart Butterfield, Co-founder and CEO, Slack
    5. Tax and accounting tools for the franchise of one - Brad Smith, President and CEO, Intuit
    6. Flexibility needed: Not just for on-demand workers - Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America
    7. Humans need not apply? Not so fast! - Nick Hanauer (Second Avenue Partners)
  6. The entrepreneurial learner and the new career arc
    1. Managing talent in the networked age - Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder Executive Chairman | Partner, LinkedIn | Greylock Partners; Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation
    2. Exponential teaching - Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls CODE
    3. Matching workers with opportunities at high velocity - Stephane Kasriel, CEO, Upwork
  7. Augmented workers
    1. Intelligent agents, augmented reality, and the future of productivity - Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft
    2. Augmented reality in the factory - Brian Mullins, Founder and CEO, DAQRI
    3. How augmented workers grow the market - David Plouffe, Chief Advisor and Member of the Board, Uber
    4. Reinventing healthcare - Lynda Chin, Director, Institute for Health Transformation
  8. What if the robots do take all our jobs?
    1. Policy action recommendations for the 21st century economy - Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation; Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress; and Felicia Wong, President and CEO, Roosevelt Institute
    2. Rewiring the US labor market - Byron Auguste, Managing Director, Opportunity@Work
    3. Worker voice in the 21st century - Jess Kutch, Digital Strategist and Co-founder,; Michelle Miller, Co-founder,
    4. Reinventing the labor union - Andrew Stern, Senior Fellow, Columbia University; Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer / CFO, AFL-CIO
    5. Portable benefits and the "shared security account" - Laura Tyson, Professor Director of Institute for Business and Social Impact, Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley; Nick Hanauer, Co-founder and Partner, Second Avenue Partners; and David Rolf, Presi
  9. Work, not jobs, and the future we want
    1. Reinventing public transportation - Logan Green, CEO, Lyft
    2. A people-centered economy - Chad Dickerson, CEO, Etsy
    3. The good jobs strategy - Dan Teran, co-founder, Managed by Q; and Palak Shah, Social Innovations Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance - Part 1
    4. Enable people, and they will amaze you - Evan Williams, CEO, The Obvious Corporation
    5. Closing remarks - Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media), Steven Levy (Backchannel), and Lauren Smiley (Medium)

Product information

  • Title: Next:Economy 2015 - San Francisco, California: Video Compilation
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2015
  • Publisher(s): O'Reilly Media, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781491944547