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Exponential Change

Our intuition about the future is linear. But the reality of information technology is exponential, and that makes a profound difference. If I take 30 steps linearly, I get to 30. If I take 30 steps exponentially, I get to a billion.
Ray Kurzweil

It is important to keep track of technologies that have exponential change.

These technologies can make a significant impact on the quality of your life or make a significant difference in your business. The rate of change is increasing resulting in the time between the technology not having an impact to having an impact is getting shorter and shorter.

An example of a pond where the lily pads double every day. If you started with one lily pad and it takes 128 lily pads to cover the pond it would take seven days to cover half the pond and then only 1 day to cover the other half.

If you waited until the pond is over half covered you might miss the opportunity. You want to start when the pond is only 1/4 covered.

Keep track of exponential technology so you can incorporate them early to get the greatest advantage.

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