innovation

Has America grown old, and can no longer grow? Or are wonders like the singularity in our future?

Summary:  The future of economic growth has become a hot topic. Here’s a brief look at two of the contrasting visions for our future. Read about both visions and decide for yourself! Contents Introduction Slow growth ahead — or even no growth Accelerating growth leading to the singularity For more information: the two theories about …

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A Recipe for Change – a review of “Warfighting and Disruptive Technologies: Disguising Innovation”

Summary:  Innovations in military technology are central to the US way of war, and has been since WWII.   Such innovations have a had a fascinating history.  Such as the HMS Warrior, making obsolete much of the skills and traditions of the UK navy — and so fiercely resisted by its officers. Today we have a review …

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Good news about the 21st century, a counterbalance to the doomsters

As a breath of fresh air after the previous post, I recommend reading this article.  I strongly recommend reading this article.  A brief excerpt gives the flavor of the contents. “In the Air – Who says big ideas are rare?“, Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker  (12 May 2008) Nathan Myhrvold met Jack Horner on the …

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Let us light a candle while we walk, lest we fear what lies ahead

Innovation of new forms of society and technology. It is the key to our progress. It has allowed us to evolve from naked hunter-gatherers to the dominant species on this planet. This process is slow, normally taking hundreds or even thousands of years. But occasionally evolution leaps forward. ** Many people look to the future …

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