Charting the Technology Hype Cycle

Charting the Technology Hype Cycle
Dan Gould
  • 18 august 2008

Techcrunch shared this interesting graph from Gartner Research, measuring hype and adaptation of emerging technologies. It shows a sharp peak that occurs when people get excited over shiny new tech, and the ensuring crash when the hype dies down. After the initial roller coaster ride the worthwhile technologies make a slow climb into mainstream adaptation.

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