The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future

The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future

Martin Ford


what's going to the economic climate of the longer term seem like? the place will advancing know-how, activity automation, outsourcing and globalization lead? This groundbreaking publication through a Silicon Valley laptop engineer explores those questions and exhibits how accelerating expertise is probably going to have a hugely disruptive impression on our economic climate within the close to future--and might already be a significant component within the present worldwide difficulty. THE lighting within the TUNNEL employs a strong idea scan to discover the economic climate of the longer term. An imaginary "tunnel of lighting fixtures" is used to imagine the commercial implications of the hot applied sciences which are more likely to seem within the coming years and many years. The publication without delay demanding situations traditional perspectives of the longer term and illuminates the chance that lies forward if we don't plan for the influence of speedily advancing expertise. It additionally exhibits how the commercial realities of the long run may well provide recommendations to matters corresponding to poverty and weather swap.

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