Long before Alec Ross logged half a million miles visiting 41 countries as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s comparison confidant for innovation, he found himself in a unison gymnasium in Charleston, West Virginia, swabbing adult puke after a nation song concert.
Ross was 19 and had only finished his beginner year of college during Northwestern University. While some of his classmates were operative imagination internships during law firms and congressional offices, he pushed a mop on a midnight change as a member of a Charleston Civic Center’s janitorial crew.
The summer pursuit would yield a noted perspective from a wrong side of a new economy, operative alongside guys who, a epoch ago, competence have found practice in a spark cave (but those jobs had been transposed by machines) or in a chemical bureau (which had prolonged ago relocated to Mexico or India, where there were fewer environmental regulations and reduction costly labor).
“All this change will dark in comparison to what is going to come in a subsequent call of creation as it hits all 196 countries on a planet,” Ross writes in his new book, “Industries of a Future.” “The entrance epoch of globalization will unleash a call of technological, mercantile and