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

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The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future
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Publisher: Acculant
ISBN/ASIN: 1448659817
ISBN-13: 9781448659814
Number of pages: 261

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This groundbreaking book by a Silicon Valley computer engineer and entrepreneur shows how accelerating technology is likely to have a highly disruptive influence on our economy in the near future -- and may well already be a significant factor in the current global crisis.

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