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Friday, August 18, 2006

Constant innovation is perpetual disruption

Wow - this is awesome:

Innovation is disruption; constant innovation is perpetual disruption. This seems to be the goal of a well-made network: to sustain a perpetual disequilibrium. A few economists studying the new economy (among them Paul Romer and Brian Arthur) have come to similar conclusions. Their work suggests that robust growth sustains itself by poising on the edge of constant chaos. "If I have had a constant purpose it is to show that transformation, change, and messiness are natural in the economy," writes Arthur.

Read it all here.


  • At Friday, August 18, 2006 9:03:00 PM, Blogger steven edward streight said…

    Very true. Pioneers are the ones who get the most glory, and the most arrows in their hair. I think Drucker said that.

    All bloggers should study the leading thinkers and stay ahead of the curve. I think our audiences expect it.

    You're a perfect example of this teetering on the edge of the cutting blade of technology.


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