Trends – Discussion Questions #2

  1. Why were the innovators working on the telephone and the phonograph so hesitant to pronounce them as ‘break-away’ inventions from the telegraph?
  2. What other industries (beyond the Intel example) have a growing number of obviously overshot customers?  What industries might develop this problem soon?  What are some potential outcomes in addressing these challenges?
  3. When considering information discovery and filtering as when a user is doing research or following a whim, and then considering Google as an example of a service provided for this purpose, what is ‘the next thing” on this path? Why?

3 thoughts on “Trends – Discussion Questions #2

  1. Jeff, is anyone working on this (besides you) for searching? Sounds more like the way many people actually reason or do not… Meg

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