Reinventing the Economy: Combination, complexity and value
Speaker: Brian Arthur, Santa Fe Institute
all of the complexity in the world has arisen from combining simpler things
Economist used to have a view that the economy exists stand alone and then inventions and technology are originated (the economists did not know how) and then they were integrated into the economy
Later study – technology are created from simpler objects (pre-existing technology).
Discusses the lunar landing as the sum of multi-stage rocketry, space capable enclosures for keeping astronauts alive, orbiting and other capabilities
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
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