The history, regarding the evolution of science and technology, is always a kind of a co-evolution and co-adaptation of technology, usage and people. Nevertheless, as you know, the most remarkable example is the telephone, because the telephone was invented for opera, just enabling people to listen opera tone, it was not invented for, let’s say, to call anybody. I think the point is though, that if you refer to Kurzweil, the transhumanism movement and all that kind of stuff… I think these days is probably the time where as the mankind suddenly is in a position to probably have to adapt to technology than that the technology to adapt to people.
Richard Collin – Co-evolution and co-adaptation of technology, usage and people
It’s clear that today you have a cognitive transformation as well as behavioral transformation as well as speed in the new concepts: science, approach, models… I think that you need to tackle with all this: cognitive evolution, behavioral evolution and the speed of knowledge. I don’t know. It's clear that, probably as of today, it's severely critical to have solid abilities in term of conceptual abilities. There's an interesting paper, from… I guess from IBM, revealing skills for the next[...]
Focusing, focusing more on, let's say, how people are going to use technology to create value, to change the organization, … innovating services, being positioned to provide a new type of solutions, whatsoever. Its clear that we're going to… in many instances we'll have to, to do… let's say to tinker, okay, to “bricole”. Bricolage is going to be the name of the game, and you have to manage with what you have in your garage in order to do[...]
As a person you will be involved in different social organizations. It could be your town, your family, your startup, your organization, your NGO, and you will have different types of influence. Now, the question is coming to the democracy, in the political representation, in the question of that, and the key issue is going to be, let's say, regarding on the very precise question of the organization and state is going to be the battle, not a battle, but the[...]
The organization is not… If you're in an organization, it is because you have, let's say, some common goals to achieve. It is a kind of -- it's a community of people agreeing to achieve some things altogether. It’s a kind of common destiny by essence. It could be an enterprise. It could be something else. Now, nevertheless we are going to have… as a person, we are going to be involved in different types of organizations. We're already all[...]