Reviews

  • The Undercover Economist (Tim Harford, 30 April 2018): "But being cheap can transform the world. “Prediction Machines” gratifyingly chimes with this idea. ...As a bonus, the book has lots of good examples and is written clearly. I learned a lot."
  • Overcoming Bias (Robin Hansen, 20 April 2018): "Five years later, we haven’t yet seen changes remotely this big. And a new book is now a worthy successor to Information Rules."
  • Irish Tech News (Simon Cocking, 23 March 2018): "After an early round of books with grand and large predictions of what AI can and can’t do, this book is a good, grounded analysis of what we can expect to see in the near future.

Media Mentions

  • CBC News: "After years hidden in the background, artificial intelligence is getting pushy" (22 May 2018)
  • HBR IdeaCast: "How AI is making prediction cheaper" (22 May 2018)
  • MoneyLife Show: "The Book Interview" (16 May 2018) 
  • AmEx Open Forum: "AI in Business: How Artificial Intelligence May Benefit Your Company" (11 May 2018)
  • Financial Times: "Cheap innovations are often better than magical ones" (4 May 2018)
  • CNBC: "China is determined to steal the AI crown from the US and nothing, not even a trade war, will stop it" (4 May 2018)
  • BigThink: "Why AI's true potential is learning to read the future" (4 May 2018)
  • Globe and Mail: "As AI goes corporate, startups look to prove themselves" (27 April 2018)
  • Hindustan Times: "India could be the data hub for the AI arrival" (27 April 2018)
  • Skip Pritchard Leadership Insights: "Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence" (27 April 2018)
  • BNN Business Day: "Prediction Machines: The Current Wave of AI" (26 April 2018)
  • Bloomberg Benchmark Podcast: "How Artificial Intelligence is Taking over the Economy" (25 April 2018)
  • HR Happy Hour Podcast: "Understanding AI for HR" (18 April 2018)
  • 800CEORead: "Business Books to Watch in April" (10 April 2018)
  • The Economist: "Non-tech businesses are beginning to use artificial intelligence to scale" (28 March 2018)
  • The Verge: "Meet the Lady Gaga of Mathematics helming France's AI Taskforce" (28 March 2018)
  • The AI Effect podcast: Ecosystem perspectives: industry, government, startups, academia, investors (20 February 2018)
  • The Economist, "Why scan reading artificial intelligence is bad news for radiologists" (29 November 2017)
  • Wall Street Journal, "How robots may make radiologist's jobs easier, not redundant" (22 November 2017)
  • Politico "Donald Trump is Making Canada Great Again" (1 October 2017)
  • The Irish Times "Rise of AI will raise importance of good human judgment"(1 September 2017)
  • Wall Street Journal "What Econ 101 can teach us about Artificial Intelligence" (9 August 2017)
  • Wall Street Journal "We Survived Spreadsheets, and We’ll Survive AI" (2 August 2017)
  • Globe and Mail "Billion Dollar Breakout" (17 March 2017)
  • Fortune, "How Economists View the Rise of Artificial Intelligence" (29 October 2016)