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About The Book"This book answers the question: 'What's next?' The Internet had a world-changing impact on businesses and the global community over the twentyyears from 1994 to 2014. In the next ten years, change will happen even faster.As Hillary Clinton's Senior Advisor for Innovation, Alec Ross travelled nearly amillion miles to forty-one countries, the equivalent of two round-trips to themoon. From refugee camps in the Congo and Syrian war zones, to visiting theworld's most powerful people in business and government, Ross's travelsamounted to a four-year masterclass in the changing nature of innovation.In The Industries of the Future, Ross distils his observations on the forces thatare changing the world. He highlights the best opportunities for progress andexplains how countries thrive or sputter. Ross examines the specific fields thatwill most shape our economic future over the next ten years, includingrobotics, artificial intelligence, the commercialization of genomics, cybercrimeand the impact of digital technology.Blending storytelling and economic analysis, he answers questions on how wewill need to adapt. Ross gives readers a vivid and informed perspective on howsweeping global trends are affecting the ways we live, now and tomorrow."About The Author"Alec Ross is one of America's leading experts on innovation. He served forfour years as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State HillaryClinton, a role that earned him a Distinguished Honor Award from theState Department. He is currently a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at JohnsHopkins University and serves as an advisor to investors, corporations,and government leaders. Ross lives in Baltimore with his wife and theirthree young children.

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