The Future of Technology

The Future of Technology From the industrial revolution to the railway age through the era of electrification the advent of mass production and finally to the information age the same pattern keeps repeating itself An exc

  • Title: The Future of Technology
  • Author: Tom Standage
  • ISBN: 9781861979711
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From the industrial revolution to the railway age, through the era of electrification, the advent of mass production, and finally to the information age, the same pattern keeps repeating itself An exciting, vibrant phase of innovation and financial speculation is followed by a crash, after which begins a longer, stately period during which the technology is actuallyFrom the industrial revolution to the railway age, through the era of electrification, the advent of mass production, and finally to the information age, the same pattern keeps repeating itself An exciting, vibrant phase of innovation and financial speculation is followed by a crash, after which begins a longer, stately period during which the technology is actually deployed properly This collection of surveys and articles from The Economist examines how far technology has come and where it is heading Part one looks at topics such as the greying maturing of IT, the growing importance of security, the rise of outsourcing, and the challenge of complexity, all of which have to do with implementation than innovation Part two looks at the shift from corporate computing towards consumer technology, whereby new technologies now appear first in consumer gadgets such as mobile phones Topics covered will include the emergence of the mobile phone as the digital Swiss Army knife the rise of digital cameras, which now outsell film based ones the growing size and importance of the games industry and its ever closer links with other traditional parts of the entertainment industry and the social impact of technologies such as text messaging, Wi Fi, and camera phones Part three considers which technology will lead the next great phase of technological disruption and focuses on biotechnology, energy technology, and nanotechnology.

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    1. My edition was published by Viva Books Private Limited, New Delhi, India. It was purchased in India.It's dated now but if you want to know the state of biotechnology, energy technology, nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, computer security, in 2004 it's in here.

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