Kevin Kelly: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

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“At this level many phenomenon occur at scales greater than our current lives, and greater than we can perceive – which is the mark of a singularity. It’s a new regime wherein our creations make us better humans, but also one where we can’t live without what we’ve made.” —Kevin Kelly from, The Inevitable

My guest today is Kevin Kelly, co-founder of WIRED Magazine, and the author of an insanely popular piece of writing called 1,000 True Fans. He also co-founded a number of different projects, including the Rosetta Project, which is a working archive of every documented human language. You can also find him serving on the board of the Long Now Foundation, which works towards fostering long-term responsibility as an antidote to the extremely short-term horizon of most contemporary organizations… Finally, if all of that weren’t enough, Kevin has also written a string of bestselling books, one of which he’s here to talk with us about today: The Inevitable, which is an absolutely fascinating book in which he breaks down the 12 technological forces that are going to shape our way of life in the future…

Here’s what you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How to buy—yes, *buy*—your own artificial intelligence
  • The profound impact certain, specific technologies will have on your entire life in the future
  • Kevin’s formula for leveraging emerging technologies to create massively successful products (in any industry) over the next few years and onward into the future
  • And much, much more. Click below to start listening now, or click here to listen on iTunes

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