Re: true abundance?

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 15:05:18 MST

Samantha Atkins wrote:
> t will this be like when the pace of change increases by orders of
> magnitude very quickly? It is not simply a matter of handing out the
> tech toys. It is a matter of being adaptable to fast changes. We have
> not been evolved with a high capacity in this regard. Yet some humans
> seem more able to adapt than others. So the question remains of how we
> can extend this adaptability to more of the population.

I don't think that much will be needed. Changes will be in technological
capabilities. One the user end, designers will still keep to the KISS
principle, such that an idiot will still be able to operate a Palm 30.0.
Each new version will have leaps and bounds greater features than the
last (though this will be mitigated by ever more complex code detuning
greater performance..

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