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Posted by Thought Leadership on Dec 13, 2016 10:27:05 AM

If the most iconic American job ever is riding the range as a cowboy, then rolling down the highway as a long-haul trucker is somewhere on the short list. Now, 159 years after a patent was issued for the technology (barbed wire) that would end mass employment for the cowpoke, technology in the form of self-driving vehicles is threatening to reduce the role of the truck driver—one of the most common occupations in the country.

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Topics: Trump, Technology, Robotics, Edward Cone

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