The Acceleration Of Acceleration: How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected

02/09/2015 07:41 am ET | Updated Feb 09, 2015
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This article was co-written with Ken Goffman.

One of the things that happens when you write books about the future is you get to watch your predictions fail. This is nothing new, of course, but what’s different this time around is the direction of those failures.

Used to be, folks were way too bullish about technology and way too optimistic with their predictions. Flying cars and Mars missions being two classic -- they should be here by now -- examples. The Jetsons being another.

But today, the exact opposite is happening.

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