Jason Silva's 'The Beginning of Infinity' video series provides a philosophical perspective on the co-evolution of technology and human beings.
...so does responsibility for success. The net demands wiser customers."
"As customers get smarter, the focus of expertise shifts toward affiliates and home-brew groups, and away from large corporations or the solo academic professional..."
"You order the same espresso every day, except when it's cold out, and then you order a latte. The relationship tech has to be robust enough to be taught these distinctions."
"The drive to relate to the consumer intimately to the point of encouraging prosuming, can be articulated as a series of progressive goals... Each of the missions elevates the firm's commitment to the customer and raises the customer's involvement with the firm."
The prolific authors Kevin Kelly and Steven Johnson discuss their latest works at a talk hosted by the New York Public Library.
Kevin Kelly has a short piece on his ‘New Rules For The New Economy’ site about the changes to our industrial-age learned economic thinking. He says that in the past scarcity kept prices up but now the reverse is true and that we should value the relationship more than the ‘copy’.