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The Hierarchy of Innovation

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 9, 2013 @ 2:30 pm In Technology,Venture Capital | Comments Disabled

I find this intriguing:

From Rough Type:

If progress is shaped by human needs, then general shifts in needs would also bring shifts in the nature of technological innovation. The tools we invent would move through the hierarchy of needs, from tools that help safeguard our bodies on up to tools that allow us to modify our internal states, from tools of survival to tools of the self.

Source: Rough Type [1]

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