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Why this decade will be the most innovative in history - Vivek Wadhwa @Wadhwa

Why this decade will be the most innovative in history - Vivek Wadhwa @Wadhwa | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

   A wide assortment of technologies are advancing at exponential rates and converging. They are enabling small teams to do what was once only possible for governments and large corporations. These exponential technologies will help us solve many of humanity’s grand challenges, including energy, education, water, food, and health.

   We are innovating at an unprecedented rate. In this and the next decade, we will begin to make energy and food abundant, inexpensively purify and sanitize water from any source, cure disease, and educate the world’s masses. The best part: It isn’t governments that will lead this charge; it will be the world’s entrepreneurs.

   But .. no guidelines have yet been developed for ethics in the exponential era. My worry: Will humanity evolve fast enough to fulfill its increasing responsibilities?

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‘Weg met de banken en bouw een moderne financiële wereld!’

‘Weg met de banken en bouw een moderne financiële wereld!’ | Mapmakers | Scoop.it
Deze tendentieuze tekst zou niet hebben mistaan op één van de protestborden van de Occupy-betogers op het Beursplein in Amsterdam. Het is niet mijn stelling, maar de titel van een boeiende paper...
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