The Internet of Things is rapidly gaining ground as an ever-greater number of objects around us – ranging from refrigerators to medical devices – are becoming capable of exchanging data not only amongst themselves, but also with other intelligent devices.
Technoliquidity, a new book published by two Italian psychology experts, postulates that entertainment technology, such as video games, has triggered an evolutionary leap, just like the written word did 3,000 years ago.
”It has changed our memory, our brain has lost certain connections. Some circuits have been lost and others have developed, circuits that are more closely linked to perception.”
Indeed, in today’s world of complex systems, big data and massive analytical capability, we should remember to step back and remember that innovation can – and often does – arise from simple human ingenuity.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result each time. – Albert Einstein
We are biologically and culturally afraid of disruption; yet, without it there would have been no evolution, progress or innovation.
Indeed, our fear of disruption is clear in the very definition of the word:
Disrupt (transitive verb): to break apart; to throw into disorder; to interrupt the normal course or unity of …
Failure is ingrained in our corporate culture, because routine is deeply rooted in human culture.
Routine produces a sea of constant noise that drowns out signal reception.
Have you changed your routine today?
When’s the last time you did something for the first time?