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Great Stagnation?

Great Stagnation? | Innovation Stagnation | Scoop.it
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson offer here a brief yet beautiful argument against the “great stagnation” thesis – a thesis advanced by scholars such as Tyler Cowen and Robert Gordon.
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Is US economic growth over? Faltering innovation confronts the six headwinds

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The basis of this paper is that we aren't seeing transformative innovations like we have in the past that previously hugely impacted economic growth. 

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Has the internet run out of ideas already?

Has the internet run out of ideas already? | Innovation Stagnation | Scoop.it
The internet has delivered much, but now seems in a state of inventive stasis, writes John Naughton
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Tim Wu's book reiterates what others have often noted in the history of communications (and one would assume other) technologies - there's a typical progress from chaotic and innovative to stasis and increased control by powerful corporate or state interests. Is there a grand recurring principle at work here? Does this relate to complexity science? Emergence and self-organization theory? Those who do battle against increasing state control of the Internet should better understand whether this is a natural phenomenon.

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Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage: Amazon.co.uk: Robert D. Atkinson, Stephen J. Ezell: Books

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Whatever happened to innovation? | James Woudhuysen

Whatever happened to innovation? | James Woudhuysen | Innovation Stagnation | Scoop.it
ELECTION ESSAY: James Woudhuysen explores the roots of the establishment’s neglect of scientific and technological innovation.
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No Flying Cars, but the Future Is Bright

No Flying Cars, but the Future Is Bright | Innovation Stagnation | Scoop.it
It has been 40 years since the last astronauts left the moon. That anniversary, which passed last week, has put some prominent technologists in a funk.
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Innovation May Be Slowing, Threatening Great Stagnation

Innovation May Be Slowing, Threatening Great Stagnation | Innovation Stagnation | Scoop.it
Fears of a slowdown in innovation may be exaggerated, but are serious enough to merit in-depth consideration and government action, Guest Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger writes.
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Good editorial pointing to other good references on the topic.

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Brooks: Innovation stagnation is slowing U.S. progress

Brooks: Innovation stagnation is slowing U.S. progress | Innovation Stagnation | Scoop.it
People back then imagined wireless communication (Dick Tracy, Star Trek), but they never imagined you could funnel an entire world's worth of information through a pocket-sized device.
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Has the ideas machine broken down?

Has the ideas machine broken down? | Innovation Stagnation | Scoop.it
BOOM times are back in Silicon Valley. Office parks along Highway 101 are once again adorned with the insignia of hopeful start-ups. Rents are soaring, as is the...
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The End of the Future

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Peter Thiel writes on NRO: When He opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, “Come and see.” So I looked, and behold, a black horse, and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand.
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