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What does the title "The Lights in the Tunnel" mean?

The book uses a unique approach: it creates a mental simulation (or imaginary video game) based on "lights in a tunnel" in order to help the reader visualize the future economic impact of job automation, offshoring and accelerating technology.

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About the Author

Martin Ford is the founder and CEO of a Silicon Valley based software development firm. He has over 25 years experience in the fields of computer engineering and software development. He holds an MBA degree from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA and an undergraduate degree in computer engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.



Will robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) lead to job loss?

What impact will advanced technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) have on the job market and the economy? Economists tell us that advancing technology will never cause permanent job loss and widespread unemployment. They believe this because it has always been true in the past. But is it still true? What if computers and machines become nearly as intelligent and capable as human beings? 



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