Andrew McAfee

Co-Founder and Co-Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy; Principal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management

Andrew McAfee is a principal research scientist at MIT and co-founder of its Initiative on the Digital Economy, studying how digital technologies are changing business, the economy, and society. With Erik BrynjolfssonMcAffee co-authored Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future and The New York Times best-seller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. He has written for publications including Harvard Business Review, The Economist, The Wall Street JournalFinancial Times, and The New York Times and has talked about his work on “The Charlie Rose Show” and “60 Minutes,” in addition to many other audiences. 

Videos/Audio of Andrew McAfee

As the prospect of mass implementation of artificial intelligence begins to alter realistic expectations of its impacts... See more
Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, coauthors of the 2014 best-seller The Second Machine Age, will preview their new... See more
High-functioning robots, self-driving vehicles, artificial intelligence, and many other astonishing technologies have... See more
Not so long ago, the marketplace was defined for consumers. What was on the shelf was what was available. Moving... See more
Recent research shows that experts—people with deep training and experience in a field—are surprisingly weak in areas... See more
A discussion with Shirley Ann Jackson, Andrew McAfee, Mickey McManus, and John Seely Brown See more