Future Hype: The Myths of Technology Change
Publish date: March 22nd 2006
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages no: 254
Edition language: English
This is a fascinating yet flawed book. Robert Seidensticker's argument is that people have long overestimated the speed of technological change, which he demonstrates by surveying the decades of grandiose predictions that have fallen flat. From them he derives a series of "high-tech myths" that serv...