How history of technology shapes its future

We are often quick to fight emergent technology. In fact, we are doing that now as the fourth industrial revolution beckons. This is the conclusion I reached while attending the European Union’s (EU) Global Blockchain Congress 2019 in Malaga, Spain, last week. Internet, the first wave of digital technology came and we disparaged it. Other countries embraced it, developed new transformative solutions and greatly improved their productivity. Their economies grew exceedingly. Even as laggards, we have made use of it to create massive productivity.

Mobility came and we were reluctant to use it to solve our major problems except for making calls. It has transformed the world too. We barely got into it as early adopters through the introduction

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