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The old industries are destroying the planet and we have to move onto the 'Food to Waste to Food Cycles' mad possible at the juncture of Nano, Bio and ITC.

The old industries are destroying the planet and we have to move onto the 'Food to Waste to Food Cycles' mad possible at the juncture of Nano, Bio and ITC.

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    • The next industrial revolution? Peter Cochrane www.ca-global.org COCHRANE a s s o c i a t e s
    • A prequel !
    • Not so long ago....unbelievable constraints !
    • Not so long ago....unbelievable constraints !
    • An amazing confluence....all the technologies available in the same timeframe!
    • Everybody is now on line... The digital divide has gone...hardware and access costs are no longer an issue....and nor is software!
    • >5Bn people have mobiles & >50% are internet ready!
    • Soon it will be everything! >5Bn people have mobiles & >50% are internet ready!
    • ~20 years of living on line… …and now entering the workforce… -Any platform - Any device - Any OS - Any Application - An entirely different expectation!
    • For young people, joining a company is like being catapulted back in time... Networked Cool Apps Unlimited storage Processing Power Bandwidth Fixed & mobile Open, sharing Influential
    • For young people, joining a company is like being catapulted back in time... Networked Cool Apps Why isn’t working at Unlimited storage Processing Power the office the same Bandwidth as working at home? Fixed & mobile Open, sharing Influential
    • IT Dept’s can no longer cope ...or compete !
    • Creativity is now at the edge, out of control, open, & distributed...
    • The most important hot spot.... Commerce People & & Governance Society Science & Technology
    • The most important hot spot.... Commerce People & & Governance Society Science & Technology
    • The most important hot spot.... Commerce People & & Governance Society Science & This where the action Technology always is – and ‘we’ are the primary impediment of change
    • How the previous industrial revolution is still perceived....
    • How the previous industrial revolution is still perceived....
    • The reality today.... Machines produce everything....and without them we would all die...
    • The reality today.... Machines produce everything....and without them we would all die...
    • We have to stand on the shoulders of what went before....but it was a ‘food to waste’ cycle This is unsustainable in the long, and perhaps even the short, term - and growth always has limits !
    • Mother Nature on the other hand....has created sustainable ‘food to waste to food’ cycles This eco-system model is now one we have to aspire to…to live symbiotically with our planet !
    • How ?
    • A new all encompassing approach.... Nano Bio IT + AI
    • A new all encompassing approach.... Nano Bio IT + AI
    • A new all encompassing approach.... Nano Bio IT + This will give rise to new AI materials, medicines, capabilities and greater understanding
    • The convergence of ‘dry’ & ‘wet’ science’ - genome, protein, nano, intelligence, robotics, AI + AL with old, and new forms of genetics
    • A new ability to replicate 3D objects at a distance...
    • A new ability to replicate 3D objects at a distance...
    • Distributed design and production in the office and home... With recycling that works and a new ‘open hardware’ movement/culture...leading to new models of innovation!
    • A new ability to program materials to form 3D objects of a predefined shape & function...
    • A new ability to program materials to form 3D objects of a predefined shape & function...
    • A new ability to program materials to form 3D objects of a predefined shape & function...
    • A new ability to program materials to form 3D objects of a predefined shape & function...
    • A new ability to understand complex systems through sheer computational power and AI...will transform Pharma & R&D +++
    • The biggest challenge we face? Our inherent inability to change quickly coupled with our ignorance of everything complex and non-linear...
    • The biggest challenge we face? Our inherent inability to change quickly coupled with our ignorance of everything complex and non-linear... We need help from the very technology we are creating...in order to make the right choices & decisions
    • Where are people & society headed? Where are New Companies headed? More Less
    • Where are people & society headed? Where are New Companies headed? Openness More Less
    • Where are people & society headed? Where are New Companies headed? Openness Sharing More Less
    • Where are people & society headed? Where are New Companies headed? Openness Sharing Communicative More Less
    • Where are people & society headed? Where are New Companies headed? Openness Sharing Communicative More Less Tech Capable
    • Where are people & society headed? Where are New Companies headed? Openness Sharing Communicative More Less Tech Capable Transitory
    • Where are people & society headed? Where are New Companies headed? Openness Sharing Communicative More Less Tech Capable Transitory Independence
    • Where are people & society headed? Where are New Companies headed? Openness Sharing Communicative More Less Tech Capable Transitory Independence Global
    • Openness Sharing Communicative More Less Tech Capable Transitory Independence Global
    • Where are New Companies headed? More Less
    • Where are New Companies headed? Controlism More Less
    • Where are New Companies headed? Controlism Concentration More Less
    • Where are New Companies headed? Controlism Concentration Hierarchy More Less
    • Where are New Companies headed? Controlism Concentration Hierarchy More Less Myopia
    • Where are New Companies headed? Controlism Concentration Hierarchy More Less Myopia Adaptability & Flexibility
    • Where are New Companies headed? Controlism Concentration Hierarchy More Less Myopia Adaptability & Flexibility People Focus
    • Where are New Companies headed? Controlism Concentration Hierarchy More Less Myopia Adaptability & Flexibility People Focus Outsourcing
    • IT continues to be exponential !
    • Is  there  an  end  in  sight?? 100 mm Shockley, Bardeen, Human 0.1 mm and Brattain - 1947 hair The first IC-1959 10 mm ICs-1980 1 mm Bacteria Today’s Visible light transistors 0.10 mm Intel 2006 Viruses Intel 2010 End of the road? 10 nm ~2020 - 2025 Diameter of a X-rays 1.0 nm DNA helix Silicon lattice constant Diameter of a 0.1 nm carbon atom 1 angstrom
    • Atomic manipulation has been a reality for some time… & just gets better – currently approaching the electron
    • Why is IT really critical? Well, on a grand scale, we don’t understand much!
    • Everything in the universe is governed by non-linearity and chaotic actions….
    • Everything in the universe is governed by non-linearity and chaotic actions…. …but we are linear and limited thinkers devoid of tools & techniques to help us comprehend…
    • Everything in the universe is governed by non-linearity and chaotic actions…. …but we are linear and limited thinkers devoid of tools & techniques to help us comprehend… If we have a long-term future it lies with technology & machines and their ability to extend our knowledge and understanding
    • Futures Advance Society Technology Wealth Health Well Being Time
    • Futures Advance Society Technology Wealth Health Well Being Oil runs out We do nothing Planet retaliates Life dies Time
    • Futures Advance Society Technology Wealth Our green effort works Health & status quo just holds Well Being Oil runs out We do nothing Planet retaliates Life dies Time
    • Futures Cold Fusion Climatic Control Advance Earth Management Nano - Bio Tech Society AI + AL +++ Technology Wealth Our green effort works Health & status quo just holds Well Being Oil runs out We do nothing Planet retaliates Life dies Time
    • Futures Cold Fusion Climatic Control Advance Earth Management Nano - Bio Tech Society AI + AL +++ Technology Our climate and planet models are Wealth Our green effort works so crude that we have& no real just holds Health status quo clue Well Beingwhich trajectory we are on about …..and if we can influence itout Oil runs anyway! We do nothing Planet retaliates Life dies Time
    • We now live in a world of the infinite… … how do you find, how do you choose?
    • Predicting the Present Economic Index Lag Variables Google Trends Other Exogenous Variable
    • Automobiles 35
    • Auto Sales by Make (Top 9 Make by Sales) Monthly Sales vs. Google Trends at Second Week of each month 36 9
    • When you get tectonic forces…
    • When you get tectonic forces… Shift happens!
    • The changing shape of societies… Inherently Hunter Early Industrial linear & well Gatherer Civilizations Revolution behaved… Optimizing individual parts can optimize the whole Intuition mostly works
    • The changing shape of societies… Inherently Hunter Early Industrial linear & well Gatherer Civilizations Revolution behaved… Optimizing individual parts can optimize the whole Intuition mostly Connectivity ∝ N and does not scale works
    • The changing shape of societies… Information Society
    • The changing shape of societies… Connectivity Phone ∝N 2 Information Society Internet∝N n
    • The changing shape of societies… Semantic Society This all gets very much worse as everything becomes mobile and intelligent and sensory
    • The changing shape of societies… Semantic Society This all gets very much worse as everything becomes mobile and intelligent and sensory
    • The changing shape of societies… Semantic Society This all gets very much worse as everything becomes mobile and intelligent and sensory
    • The changing shape of societies… Semantic Society This all gets very much worse as everything becomes mobile and intelligent and sensory
    • The changing shape of societies… Semantic Society This all gets very much worse as everything becomes mobile and intelligent and sensory
    • The changing shape of societies… Inherently non-linear & Semantic not well Society behaved… Optimizing individual parts never optimizes the whole Intuition mostly fails
    • Web 3.0...4.0...5.0...
    • Web 3.0...4.0...5.0... Autonomous: Sensors Computing power Artificial Intelligence Human Augmentation Decision Making System Control People Support Society Support Commercial Support
    • The sociology of people & animals will be overtaken by the sociology of fixed & mobile things
    • The sociology of people & animals will be overtaken by the sociology of fixed & mobile things
    • A  general  observa3on  ! We reward those who afford us more freedom – not less!
    • Spot the problem... ~9 months Tech Cycle ~2.5 years Management Cycle ~5 years People Cycle 2 - 10 years Procurement Cycle
    • Expect to see books, paper, telephones, email, txt ++ to die within the next decade ...and social nets & apps take over...
    • We live in a society obsessed with risk! What about the upside/downside ratio?
    • Modern organizations now look like this… Risk analysis
    • Modern organizations now look like this… Risk analysis Opportunity analysis
    • Thank You COCHRANE a s s o c i a t e s
    • Thank You ca-global.org cochrane.org.uk COCHRANE a s s o c i a t e s