The Industries of the Future

The next wave of innovation and globalization (2016.2)


关于本书 About the book

In The Industries of the Future, Ross shows us what changes are coming in the next ten years, 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, including robotics, cybersecurity, the commercialization of genomics, the next step for big data, and the coming impact of digital technology on money and markets.

本书金句 Key insights

● An Oxford University study found that 47 percent of all US jobs are at great risk of being done by robots in the next two decades.

● Technology is going to push payment to even greater heights as encrypted currencies, like Bitcoin, gain more steam.

● Banks, energy companies, air traffic control systems and just about every business that exchanges information depends on data technology.

● Tech workers will always need the support of other professions. Big data analysis is just one part of the equation.

● Fostering an open society. That means physical openness, like strong infrastructure, but also virtual openness, like a rapid and uncensored internet, as well as economical openness, like reduced tariffs on trade.