In ten short years, the introduction of iPhone/smartphone technology has sparked what is arguably the fastest and most pervasive social transformation in the history of the human race. I call it the Age of Connectivism.
Information products – cell phones, smart phones and the Internet require abundant, inexpensive supplies of energy and are essential to increase our global wealth and enable people everywhere to create their own wealth.
Dominance is the ability of one entity to cause change in another. Flow and channel are in constant tension over which will dominate. This is a key feature of the Constructal Law, which defines the characteristics of all information systems.
Deep in the mountainous rainforest, the natives looking on in amusement, we began our journey by pushing our humble dugout canoe…
I’m looking at my gold wedding band.
Its gold was created in a supernova explosion billions of years ago.
How did it get to my finger?
How could a professor of engineering from Duke University and a cartoonist independently predict the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election correctly, without knowledge of political strategy, access to pundits, supercomputers or funding – while all the so-called experts got it wrong?
Although the designs of nature might seem random, they are not.
The very first successful video game, Pong, pointed the way to the use and value of interactive information – to infonomics
How does a product go from bright idea in a single mind to wildly successful global product? This short essay…