The world has not been embroiled in any major wars in recent years. Of course, there are still inter and intra-country conflicts, but not at a scale compared to the Medieval period. Unlike wars that were fought between nations for hundreds of years, today’s conflicts do seem small. Relatively speaking, we are living in a freer and peaceful times now. The ages of kings and emperors ruling the mass is over, or is it?
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A 3-seconds wait for the browser to surface your favourite site feels like eternity.
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Little did Raymond Tomlinson, a computer engineer in 1971 from Cambridge, Massachusetts knew that his first text message ‘QWERTYUIOP’ from one computer to another sitting side by side, travelling via a network of computers would change the way the world would communicate in future.
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“Mr.Watson, come here, I want to see you.” those were the few words by Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, when he made the first call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant, Thomas Watson. It was through a heavy and wired instrument. It lacked even the most basic features that are not even considered features anymore, simply speaking there is no comparison to the smart and sophisticated devices from today, yet, its capabilities is regarded as one of the critical milestones in human advancement.
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Xerox. Kodak. Nokia. What do these names have in common? Once a dominant player in their respective industry now remains iconic examples of how the mighty falls. They were all once hugely successful companies that failed to adapt, or was it?
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We have entered the age of an unprecedented shift in almost every economy that touches our lives. The changes now range from being deceptive initially to outright disruptive rapidly. The waves are affecting us in the way never seen before.
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Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater, an investment firm made a 30 min video explaining how the economy works. I watched this video a couple of years ago to explain quickly to my kids the workings of the world’s economy assuming I knew much of it already. I was surprised how much more I learned in 30 min.
Watch time: 30 min — worth your time.
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