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Do you believe things change quickly? Facebook, today, represents the same size than the entire internet network in 2004. And remember that Facebook service was launched in… February 2004! The internet itself has bloated dozens of times. 17 years ago, … Continue reading
The economical convergence of the world has started. This graph is extracted from an article by Robert Branche (in French): “Facing the convergence of the world economy”. It shows the evolution over time of the ratio of the GDP per … Continue reading
The financial world is going through a storm. The balance of economy is shifting. What was not a problem before (sovereign debt) is a problem now. Developed economies are in turmoil. Manufacturing and utility companies suffer. Stock markets undergo shock … Continue reading
It does not happen too often to me, but right now I am upset that statistics are being misinterpreted. In these times of crisis, of 99 percent movement, of demonstrations against the financial and corporate world, numerous charts are disseminated … Continue reading
While many still believe that Manufacturing (or Industry) is key to value creation, it is very obvious that since the 1980′s, Services have gained preeminence in the economic world. Some interesting graphs in this post: Charting The Incredible Shift From Manufacturing … Continue reading
Most of us are blind the Fourth Revolution. We see the changes in the world but fail to appreciate that our mindset and understanding of how the world goes needs to change dramatically. Daniel Kahneman, the first noneconomist to win … Continue reading
As part VI of the manifesto is due to be published this week-end on the “institutions revolution” this blog offers a retrospective on a few blogs published by The Fourth Revolution Manifesto on the transformation of institutions Perfectly acceptable institutions … Continue reading
This great animated video by “RSA animate” discusses the empathic civilization, based on a presentation by Jeremy Rifkin. It shows how very recent neuroscience findings (1990 onwards), using the new technologies of non-invasive brain imagery (a result of the new … Continue reading
Today, in our daily life, there are already precursors of the Fourth Revolution that transform deeply our world. Things that don’t fit with the conventional world-view of the Industrial Age. Find out more about FOUR PRECURSORS of the FOURTH REVOLUTION … Continue reading
In the 1960′s for the first time ever, we took pictures of Earth from space. From space!… The Earth appeared to all eyes like a fragile, small, blue sphere teaming with life in the middle of inhospitable space. The mindset … Continue reading
When cheap, reliable contraception appeared in the 1960′s it was a social transformation. For the first time ever women could choose whether and when to have children. Social shifts were deep. While they are still not entirely widespread when it … Continue reading
A manufactured widget today has much more brain content than ever before. Armies of engineers, designers, market specialists are engineering, designing, optimizing, marketing it. Manufactured widgets do not come any more as a standard commodity. They have to be different. … Continue reading