Thursday, June 30, 2016

book: The Inevitable (technology future) by Kevin Kelly

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Book: The Inevitable
"Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, Kevin Kelly provides an optimistic road map for the future, showing how the coming changes in our lives—from virtual reality in the home to an on-demand economy to artificial intelligence embedded in everything we manufacture—can be understood as the result of a few long-term, accelerating forces.

"Kevin Kelly

interview podcast: Triangulation 132 Kevin Kelly | TWiT

Amazon.com: The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future (9780525428084): Kevin Kelly: Books


Interesting comparison of AI with electricity 100 years ago.

At that time, electricity has become a utility that can be combined with many other tools to transform them and create completely new solutions. AI is becoming a utility available on the "cloud" that can be utilized in much the same way.