The Industries of the Future

The Industries of the Future

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Over the past two decades, the Internet has radically changed markets and businesses worldwide. In The Industries of the Future, Ross shows us what's next, highlighting the best opportunities for progress and explaining why countries thrive or sputter. He examines the specific fields that will most shape our economic future over the next ten years, including cybercrime and cybersecurity, the commercialization of genomics, the next step for big data, and the coming impact of digital technology on money, payments, and markets. And in each of these realms, Ross addresses the toughest questions: How will we have to adapt to the changing nature of work' Is the prospect of cyberwar sparking the next arms race' How can the world's rising nations hope to match Silicon Valley in creating their own innovation hotspots' Ross blends storytelling and economic analysis to give a vivid and informed perspective on how sweeping global trends are affecting the ways we live, incorporating the insights of leaders ranging from tech moguls to defense experts. The Industries of the Future takes the intimidating, complex topics that many of us know to be important and boils them down into clear, plain-spoken language. This is an essential work for understanding how the world works-now and tomorrow-and a must-read for businesspeople, in every sector, from every country.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, ℗2016.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781442399563
1442399562
9781442399549
1442399546
Characteristics: 1 online resource (8 hr., 48 min.)
Summary: Over the past two decades, the Internet has radically changed markets and businesses worldwide. In The Industries of the Future, Ross shows us what's next, highlighting the best opportunities for progress and explaining why countries thrive or sputter. He examines the specific fields that will most shape our economic future over the next ten years, including cybercrime and cybersecurity, the commercialization of genomics, the next step for big data, and the coming impact of digital technology on money, payments, and markets. And in each of these realms, Ross addresses the toughest questions: How will we have to adapt to the changing nature of work' Is the prospect of cyberwar sparking the next arms race' How can the world's rising nations hope to match Silicon Valley in creating their own innovation hotspots' Ross blends storytelling and economic analysis to give a vivid and informed perspective on how sweeping global trends are affecting the ways we live, incorporating the insights of leaders ranging from tech moguls to defense experts. The Industries of the Future takes the intimidating, complex topics that many of us know to be important and boils them down into clear, plain-spoken language. This is an essential work for understanding how the world works-now and tomorrow-and a must-read for businesspeople, in every sector, from every country.

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savinay
Nov 23, 2016

Great book on how the economic landscape will change in the next 20 years. It is a must read for someone planning to make a career choice. You want to choose an upcoming industry, not the one that will vanish. It is a great continuation to the ideas initiated by the book "The Inevitable" by Kevin Kelly.

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