"We examined the data and, at one point, Erik and I looked at each other and said we have to rethink what we're trying to do with this book," says McAfee. "We have seen some flourishing of innovation in many different industries and this is great for the economy," he notes, "but there are some troubling trends." The two MIT economists have nevertheless decided to publish their results as a book. The conclusion, though, is much different than originally anticipated – which is precisely why it has caused quite a stir among economists, politicians and technology experts. And that conclusion is: The digital revolution is destroying jobs faster than it is creating them.