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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.



The Technological Singularity: What will the economic impact be?  

Many futurists have postulated that a "Technological Singularity" may occur at some point in the coming decades. The Singularity will bring on a period of nearly incomprehensible technological change. Some people have speculated that the Singularity may occur at the point when machines become more intelligent than human beings and then begin to leverage that advanced intelligence by designing even better versions of themselves. If the Singularity does occur, then what are its economic implications?



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