Scoping the Future: Twitter, NASA, SXSW, and other Questions (Asking Tomorrow's Questions)

Scoping the Future Twitter NASA SXSW and other Questions Asking Tomorrow s Questions Americans have always looked eagerly to the future perhaps so than any other nation though it has taken the explosive impacts of the digital revolution to bring us to our current awareness that chan

  • Title: Scoping the Future: Twitter, NASA, SXSW, and other Questions (Asking Tomorrow's Questions)
  • Author: Nigel Cameron
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  • Page: 298
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Americans have always looked eagerly to the future, perhaps so than any other nation, though it has taken the explosive impacts of the digital revolution to bring us to our current awareness that change is taking place ever faster and that its outcomes are uncertain It s my view that our corporate and policy leaders, with few exceptions, have failed to grasp the trueAmericans have always looked eagerly to the future, perhaps so than any other nation, though it has taken the explosive impacts of the digital revolution to bring us to our current awareness that change is taking place ever faster and that its outcomes are uncertain It s my view that our corporate and policy leaders, with few exceptions, have failed to grasp the true import of the exponential change that has been let loose by Moore s Law across a wide technological front rapidly affecting very single aspect of our lives, and with vast implications for pretty much everything, not least the fundamental human values that lie at the heart of our civilization If we are to be in any manner prepared, we need to focus with diligence and imagination on the changes around us and their trajectory, embracing change thoughtfully and deliberately, constantly scoping the future The old silo d ideas about knowledge and specialist communities are deadwood to be cleared if that future and our competitors are not to take us largely by surprise In a companion collection, Innovation President, I apply some of these lessons to the implications of innovation for the Washington policy community.These essays on aspects of the future have been lightly edited for this new format though left with the mix of verve and occasion that characterized them when first written Since they began life as speeches and columns, there is naturally some repetition, a good deal of humor, and a free use of colloquial language all three of which will put some readers off More patient, genial, and flexible souls will perhaps persist and find something of value As, together, we look ahead.An extract Because America is going down The conquest of America is no achievement of hell bent fascists or the bakelite apparachiks of Soviet glory days back when the IGB how many at SXSW know that acronym was a perilous thin red line and much depended on nuclear bluster and troopships rushing the Atlantic like a football field No it is a terrible self conquest, half witting, coated in irony and insouciance as well as plain dumb pig ignorance of where our interest really lies A self conquest whose outcome is self immolation The triumph of means over ends As if Pizarro had been an Inca from SXSW and the New Fundamentalism

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