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The Intersection of Culture, Business & Technology Pt. 2: Leapfrogging in Rising Asia

you pause if you think you have a single sweet clue what the future will look like.  The bold above is my own. Look at the first phrase in bold. WEEKS! They were surprised FOR A FEW WEEKS. Now follow to the end. This is the mentality of the New World. There isn’t time to be surprised about anything in particular because anything in particular so frequently disappoints not so long after.  Why? Because the technological rate of change, decentralization and leapfrogging. The new becomes the old relative to our understanding of what new is. In China, everything, at every time, is new. 

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The Intersection of Culture & Business Pt. 1: China's AI Advantage

What we will undoubtedly now see is the emergence of national culture in tech adoption and implementation as technology is embedded in our lives and bodies. The Americans will form ideas around what is appropriate business practice. The Indians will take bits and pieces and then add their own. The Europeans may show flavors of East & West and the Chinese may decide to up-end the apple cart entirely.

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