Here Are The Next Great Technology Innovations

January 5, 2013 - 10:04am

By PandoDailyIt’s been almost two years since Cloudera founder and former Facebook research scientist Jeff Hammerbacherlamented to Businessweekthat “The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads.” Given that Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the word “app” dominated our attention spans in 2012, he likely doesn’t think much differently today. Nor is it likely that Peter Thiel would feel the need to update his gripe that, “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.”While it’s true that an app-oriented ecosystem produces app-oriented thinking – and that, consequently, much of today’s “innovation” is contained in, and constrained by

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