Doug Vining Combinatorial power to disrupt

When presenting our newest theme 7 Megatrends from the Future we often don't have enough time to fully explore the powerful disruptions that can occur at the intersections of these innovative technologies, and the potential for exponential change as a result.

For example, if widespread use of driverless cars results in far fewer car crash fatalities, then the supply of donor organs will be drastically reduced. That in turn could spur the rapid development of 3D-printed organs for patients, resulting in other bio and nanotech breakthroughs.

Frank Diana provides us with six such scenarios in this thought provoking piece, but there are many more.
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Posted: 20 May 2015 at 09:43

Doug Vining Combinatorial power to disrupt

Here's the latest graphic illustration of Frank Diana's Exponential / Combinatorial synthesis (via Gerd Leonhard)
http://www.futuristgerd.com/2016/04/23/the-latest-exponential-and-combinatorial-illustration-of-what-the-future-will-bring-via-frank-diana/
Posted: 25 April 2016 at 21:06

Neil Jacobsohn Driverless car realties

There's plenty of talk and hype about driverless cars. Here's a really good roundup of different reports on the state of play.
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Posted: 21 September 2015 at 09:00

Anton Musgrave Driverless beer delivery happens

The advance of autonomous cars and now trucks is unstoppable. Please think about how this might impact your industry and then change the word 'might' to 'will'!
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Posted: 25 October 2016 at 15:22
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