Industries of the Future with Alec Ross

Alec Ross worked in the White House as a Senior Policy Advisor to Hillary Clinton. His book Industries of the Future explores the biggest technological opportunities and threats to our society. The industries addressed in his book include robotics, genetics, and cybersecurity.
Technological familiarity is increasingly correlated with an individual’s optimism. Cyberwarfare presents attack vectors that are difficult to insulate against. Arguments about surveillance center disproportionately on governmental surveillance rather than that of the private sector. In our conversation, Alec discusses these topics and others.


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