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What makes our world and the economy tick?

Posted by Forecasting Net on August 27, 2014 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (2)

Although it is common knowledge that the development of the past 500 years is based on a series of important discoveries that helped shape our modern civilization, we still don’t understand exactly how innovation adds value to the economy and, even more, how to quantify this relationship. This post will shed some light to the relationship between innovation and economic growth and help us understand how our decisions and efforts today may influence our future!


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The future of computer interaction

Posted by Forecasting Net on July 3, 2011 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

I’ve written before about the future of computer interaction based on MS Kinect like interfaces. I always thought that it would be one of the big IT players, perhaps Microsoft, to launch something to replace the mouse and provide the means for 3D, gesture based, computer navigation. It seems though that another n...

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Could the colonization of space be the next big thing?

Posted by Forecasting Net on July 3, 2011 at 7:06 AM Comments comments (1)

 

According to Joseph Schumpeter, innovation follows cycles and currently we are at the

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Are we at the peak of the innovation cycle?

Posted by Forecasting Net on June 26, 2011 at 5:34 PM Comments comments (0)

An excellent article about innovation dynamics based on Kondratiev long waves theory (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kondratiev_wave).

 

Could it be that we are at the peak of the innovation cycle, facing a possible downfall in the future? Just consider the implications for our technology driven world…

 

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