Monday, February 26, 2007

Kevin Kelly Revisited

For me and many other new economy maniacs, Kevin Kelly was the Guru of the nineties. He was the founder of the cult magazin WIRED (which is still an important source of inspiration for my future scenarios), and the first to write a popular book about how complexity theory will influence our daily life, 8 year before Michael Crichton published the first nanotechnology fiction book (M. Crichton, 2002: PREY). Out of Control, Kelly's first book, published in 1994 was a sometimes dark, sometimes optimistic scenario of the fundamental impact technology will continue to have on our societies, and for me as important as Fritjof Capra's The Tao of Physics. More...

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