EDGE OF INNOVATION
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EDGE OF INNOVATION

It’s time for tech startups and their funders to take “orphan risks” seriously

Technology companies need to stop ignoring hard-to-grapple-with risks that could potentially blindside them in the future

Good intentions can run out of steam fast in startups that ignore orphan risks. Photo by Franck V. on Unsplash

In 2002, Donald Rumsfeld famously sliced and diced the world of uncertainty into three chunks: the known knowns, the known…

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Andrew Maynard

Andrew Maynard

Scientist, futurist & Professor of Global Futures at ASU. Author of Future Rising and Films from the Future. Writing about tech, society, & the future