Future Hype: The Myths of Technology Change

Future Hype: The Myths of Technology Change

Bob Seidensticker


Conventional knowledge says that know-how is the best new progress frontier, coupling limitless strength with an ever-growing variety of quicker, extra effective, and extra trustworthy items and tools. based on this view, we are living in an unparalleled golden period of technological enlargement. ""Future Hype argues the other. writer Bob Seidensticker, who has an intimate realizing of expertise on specialist, theoretical, and educational degrees, asserts that modern-day technological achievements are neither quick nor revolutionary. He explodes seven significant myths of know-how, together with ""Change is exponential,"" ""Product cycle time is decreasing,"" and ""Today's high-tech fee discounts are unprecedented."" studying the heritage of tech hype, Seidensticker skillfully uncovers the inaccuracies and misinterpretations that represent the preferred view of know-how, explaining how and why this view has been created, and delivering particular concepts for measuring growth opposed to what's really recognized instead of opposed to what its boosters have promised.

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