23. Dec, 2020

Exponential growth ...

Medici picture by Pixabay

Today I finished Frank Thelen's 10xDNA  book. Really worth reading with a lot of great insights into exponential growth due to availability of technology. "In the next 10 years the world will change much more than in the 100 years before".

As it would not be appropriate to summarize the book, only some ideas that have been mentioned, for you to investigate deeper, if you are interested:

  • Moore's Law ... "the number of transistors on a microchip will increase exponentially, typically doubling every two years"
  • Wright's Law ... "a reliable framework for forecasting cost declines as a function of cumulative production"
  • Kurzweil's Law ... "the law of accelerating returns, explains how positive feedback works in technological innovation and development"
  • Serendipity ... others call it luck or Divine Intervention – means a “fortunate happenstance” or “pleasant surprise”.
  • First Principle Thinking ... "drives complex problem solving and workplace innovation through reverse engineering"
  • The Medici Effect ... "Johansson believes that when you step into an intersection of fields, disciplines, or cultures, you can combine existing concepts into a large number of extraordinary new ideas"

“My personal highlight though was to see and feel that he truly loves life. He wants to create new experiences, make Science-fiction a reality, but he got equally excited about French cheese and talked about enjoying and cherishing the moment. After spending a couple of hours with him, my respect & gratitude grew even more. He is the real deal 🚀.” Frank Thelen about Elon Musk

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