10 Facts About Accelerating change


Burke poses the question of what happens when this rate of innovation, or more importantly Accelerating change itself, becomes too much for the average person to handle, and what this means for individual power, liberty, and privacy.

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Accelerating change identified five distinct mindsteps in human history, and the technology that accompanied these "new world views": the invention of imagery, writing, mathematics, printing, the telescope, rocket, radio, TV, computer.

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Accelerating change's already mentioned influential 1993 paper on the technological singularity compactly summarizes the basic ideas.

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Accelerating change gave further focus to this issue in a 2001 essay entitled "The Law of Accelerating Returns".

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Accelerating change cites numerous past examples of this to substantiate his assertions.

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Accelerating change predicts that such paradigm shifts have and will continue to become increasingly common, leading to "technological change so rapid and profound it represents a rupture in the fabric of human history".

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Accelerating change believes the Law of Accelerating Returns implies that a technological singularity will occur before the end of the 21st century, around 2045.

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An analysis of the history of technology shows that technological Accelerating change is exponential, contrary to the common-sense 'intuitive linear' view.

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Law of Accelerating change Returns has in many ways altered public perception of Moore's law.

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At the physical limit, this developmental process of accelerating change leads to black hole density organizations, a conclusion reached by studies of the ultimate physical limits of computation in the universe.

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