The Big Questions
(about the future)

@albertwenger
partner @usv
Is Snapchat Worth $3B?
Is Twerking Still a Thing?
Are We the Horse?
Context
Forager Age
Domestication + Agriculture
Writing + Specialization
Agrarian Age
Power + Manufacturing
Chemistry + Deep Mining
Industrial Age
Transition vs Trajectory
Computers + Networks
Machine Learning +
Robotics
Imaging
+ 3D Printing
Big Data + Cell Biology
Information Age
Motivation?
Unit of Governance?
(Intellectual) Property?
Privacy?
Making a Living?
Abundance?
Catalyst?
What Will You Build?
The End
We are
here
Image Credits
1.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/drachmann/

18. http://npr.org

2.

http://www.techntechie.com

19. http://7...
The Big Questions About the Future (Information Age)
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The Big Questions About the Future (Information Age)

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Slides for a talk that I gave at DLD in Munich. Video is here http://dld-conference.com/videos/UlQU2wF8zb0

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The Big Questions About the Future (Information Age)

  1. 1. The Big Questions (about the future) @albertwenger partner @usv
  2. 2. Is Snapchat Worth $3B?
  3. 3. Is Twerking Still a Thing?
  4. 4. Are We the Horse?
  5. 5. Context
  6. 6. Forager Age
  7. 7. Domestication + Agriculture
  8. 8. Writing + Specialization
  9. 9. Agrarian Age
  10. 10. Power + Manufacturing
  11. 11. Chemistry + Deep Mining
  12. 12. Industrial Age
  13. 13. Transition vs Trajectory
  14. 14. Computers + Networks
  15. 15. Machine Learning + Robotics
  16. 16. Imaging + 3D Printing
  17. 17. Big Data + Cell Biology
  18. 18. Information Age
  19. 19. Motivation?
  20. 20. Unit of Governance?
  21. 21. (Intellectual) Property?
  22. 22. Privacy?
  23. 23. Making a Living?
  24. 24. Abundance?
  25. 25. Catalyst?
  26. 26. What Will You Build?
  27. 27. The End We are here
  28. 28. Image Credits 1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/drachmann/ 18. http://npr.org 2. http://www.techntechie.com 19. http://74fdc.wordpress.com 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/diamondgeyser/ 20. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thejcb 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/infomatique/ 21. http://innovationcrafting.blogspot.de 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/78428166@N00/ 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pennstatelive 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/azriadnan/ 23. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_roman_empire 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/romanboed/ 24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/ 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinmgill/ 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nitot/ 9. http://sciencenordic.com 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelsullivan/ 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lapstrake 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/maniacyak 11. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vindolanda_tablets 28. http://www.flickr.com/photos/leucippus 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/freefoto/ 29. http://www.flickr.com/photos/zscheyge 13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cdevers 30. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov 14. http://www.flickr.com/photos/euthman 15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/roncoleman/ 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/keefpics 17. http://www.flickr.com/photos/marksze/
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