We are at the inflection point of an exponential curve in many fields of science and technology, a point where the doubling from each measurement period to the next is becoming vastly more significant (see Moore’s Law).
An excerpt from my new book ‘Technology vs Humanity’
Futurist Gerd Leonhard
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It’s not just processing power (aka Moore’s law) but rather network effects (Metcalfe) and power laws (Pareto, Zipf), and their combinations, that need to be better understood for forward predictions to be understood in an increasingly interconnected world. Here’s a stab at how that might look along one small vector, namely efficient pricing of digital networks: http://bit.ly/1SlNWVG

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