Martin Ford

Author, Silicon Valley entrepreneur, futurist and speaker

Martin Ford is the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm. He has over 25 years experience in the fields of computer design and software development. He holds a computer engineering degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a graduate business degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.<br /> <br /> He is the author of <a href=""><em>The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future</em></a> (available from Amazon or as a <a href=""><b>FREE PDF eBook</b></a>) and has a blog at <a href=""></a>.<br /> <br /> <strong>News and Articles</strong><br /> <br /> TV: Ideas in Action (shown on PBS) - <a href="" target="_blank">"Will Robots Take our Jobs?"</a><br /> <br /> Slate Magazine: <a href="" target="_blank">Will Robots Steal Your Job?</a><br /> <br /> The Economist: <a href="" target="_blank">Artificial Intelligence / Luddite Legacy</a><br /> <br /> NPR radio interview:<a href="" target="_blank">The Dark Side of IBM's Watson</a><br /> <br /> The Fiscal Times: <a href="" target="_blank">The Robot Revolution: Your Job May be Next</a><br /> <br /> Los Angeles Times:<a href=",0,6578831.story" target="_blank">Automation Accelerates in Retail Sector</a><br /> <br /> The Atlantic: <a href="" target="_blank">Artificial Intelligence is the Next Killer App</a><br /> <br /> <a href="" target="_blank"> / CNNMoney</a> (by M. Ford)<br /> <br /> <a href="" target="_blank">Huffington Post</a> (by M. Ford)<br /> <br /> <a href="" target="_blank"> </a>(by M. Ford)<br /> <br /> <strong>Radio Interviews</strong><br /> <br /> <a href="" target="_blank">FastForward Radio</a><br /> <br /> <a href="" target="_blank">ChangeSurfer Radio</a><br /> <br /> <a href="">KGNU Denver/Boulder -"It's the Economy"</a>