Technology Disrupts at Two Different Speeds

This is what a Harvard economist warned me about a decade ago

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The lesson learned is to be aware that even when you’re the leader in a race, you can easily get taken out by competition that you’re not at all expecting.

Technologies with broad, general applications take an inordinate amount of time to truly take hold over society in a disruptive way.

It’s hard to stay “great” forever :+).

John Maeda: Technologist and product experience leader that bridges business, engineering, design via working inclusively. Happily working at Everbridge☁️ :+).

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