May, Thornton
September 2008
Infonomics;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p48
Trade Publication
The article discusses several social, political, economic and psychological data assessing various developments related to technology. It considers the concept of former U.S. president Thomas Jefferson, regarding externality of the essence of leadership in information technology and that information quality will exceed information capacity. It also regards the 1962 book of Thomas Kuhn, "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions," focusing the distinction between normal and revolutionary science. Furthermore, it discloses the idea of charismatic roboticist Hans Moravec, contending that human genes have outsmarted themselves in the approach to information evolution.


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