Something extraordinary happened to the human species over the past two centuries…
This is the first of two texts, written in October 2016, resulting from my period as a resident researcher in Nantes, invited by PiNG Association. There is a french version here. It will be followed by another piece titled “Knowledge, Skill and Labor”, available here.
The Industrial Revolution was caused by an acceleration of innovation. But how was that acceleration caused? Most theories of the acceleration’s causes assume that innovation is in human nature, that it has always been around.
We may owe our prosperity, if not our survival, to diversity and competition, but we’ve…
紅燈倒數 60 秒後，自動跳轉成綠燈再次開始倒數。這種以「時間」為核心的控制方法，就是自動化。
The racial hierarchy of American industry was built on the ruins of slavery. A new book on the history of black…
This, right here, is pure wisdom.
How is it possible that although it is hard to measure, feel and see, the fourth industrial revolution is increasingly affecting our everyday lives at home and at work?