In the early 21st century, there was a profound shift washing across our societies. According to prof. Klaus Schwab, author of The Fourth Industrial Revolution, it took the form of an evolutionary march towards cyber-physical integration.
"If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near." - Jack Welch Legendary American business executive, author, and chemical engineer, Jack Welch was chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001. During his tenure at GE, the company's value rose 4,000%.
Information, these days, is distributed through hardware. Without the right machinery, like a shiny new smartphone, we can't use certain applications, like our Instagram selfie filters. Unfortunately, there are obstacles to getting our hands on hardware. Getting access to some machinery can be more challenging than others.
It warrants repeating; We're all extremely lucky. Most of us are a few clicks away from being face-to-virtual-face with some of the greatest minds of our time. Just open up a YouTube tab on your nearest screen and marvel at the insight of some of the great thinkers of our age.
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