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M.G. Siegler

Shared February 21, 2016

Meta point in this post is that technology breakthroughs are compounding -- now more so than ever before.

Kenny Long

Shared February 28, 2016

If the 10–15 year pattern repeats itself, the next computing era should enter its growth phase in the next few years. In that scenario, we should already be in the gestation phase. There are a number of important trends in both hardware and software that give us a glimpse into what the next era of computing might be.

Diego Mendes

Shared April 4, 2016

the future is coming: markets go up and down, and excitement ebbs and flows, but computing technology marches steadily forward.

Federico Viticci

Shared February 21, 2016

It is possible that the pattern of 10–15 year computing cycles has ended and mobile is the final era. It is also possible the next era won’t arrive for a while, or that only a subset of the new computing categories discussed above will end up being important.

I tend to think we are on the cusp of not one but multiple new eras. The “peace dividend of the smartphone war” created a Cambrian explosion of new devices, and developments in software, especially AI, will make those devices smart and useful. Many of the futuristic technologies discussed above exist today, and will be broadly accessible in the near future.

Tom @ Voute .org

Shared January 25, 2017

Computers then, now and in the future

Jesse Hicks

Shared October 12, 2016

If the 10–15 year pattern repeats itself, the next computing era should enter its growth phase in the next few years. In that scenario, we should already be in the gestation phase. There are a number of important trends in both hardware and software that give us a glimpse into what the next era of computing might be. Here I talk about those trends and then make some suggestions about what the future might look like.

Jason Huff

Shared November 19, 2016

It is possible that the pattern of 10–15 year computing cycles has ended and mobile is the final era.

Megan Quinn

Shared February 21, 2016

Really great summary of the past, present and future of computing.

Ross Morrison McGill

Shared March 10, 2016

If the 10–15 year pattern repeats itself, the next computing era should enter its growth phase in the next few years. #edtech

Peter Gasston

Shared February 22, 2016

I tend to think we are on the cusp of not one but multiple new eras. The “peace dividend of the smartphone war” created a Cambrian explosion of new devices, and developments in software, especially AI, will make those devices smart and useful.

Jan Tißler

Shared February 21, 2016

If the 10–15 year pattern repeats itself, the next computing era should enter its growth phase in the next few years. In that scenario, we should already be in the gestation phase. There are a number of important trends in both hardware and software that give us a glimpse into what the next era of computing might be. Here I talk about those trends and then make some suggestions about what the future might look like.

Zac Moffatt

Shared January 21, 2017

The computing industry progresses in two mostly independent cycles: financial and product cycles.

chris mccoy

Shared February 22, 2016

The case for data network effects as the new valuable network effect, by @cdixon.

Lisa Jiang

Shared March 12, 2016

Cars, Drones, IoT, VR, AR...the future looks a lot like Google 🙌

Adam Jackson

Shared February 23, 2016

Best overview article of where computing is heading I've seen in quite a while ... from Chris Dixon @ A16Z

Patrick Tanguay

Shared March 6, 2016

Although his use of AI as a category seems very diluted vs, you know, actual AI.

Benjamin Fritz

Shared February 24, 2016

Excellent read to stay in the loop.

Chris Tindal

Shared March 8, 2016

This AI stuff is... skynety.

Akhil Unnikrishnan

Shared February 23, 2016

The future is exciting. And it's coming soon! 😊

Ilya Tchernetski

Shared February 29, 2016

Уже почти все поделились этой статьей, но у меня выдалась та еще неделька, поэтому только сейчас повторю мысль, что next computing по моему будет лежать не в области "новых компьютеров", а в области "компьютеризации" текущих оффлайновых процессов и реального мира. Uber, AirBNB, Stripe - вот это вот все, что делает нашу жизнь лучше в тот момент когда мы находимся не за компьютером.

Wilbert Baan

Shared February 26, 2016

Great written overview over what's next or what is not.

Tomas Kafka

Shared February 21, 2016

Prvni uceleny clanek o 'what's next´

Prateek

Shared March 20, 2016

Observers have noted that many of these new devices are in their “awkward adolescence.” That is because they are in their gestation phase. Like PCs in the 70s, the internet in the 80s, and smartphones in the early 2000s, we are seeing pieces of a future that isn’t quite here. But the future is coming: markets go up and down, and excitement ebbs and flows, but computing technology marches steadily forward.

Martin Soler

Shared February 22, 2016

A hotel tech startup focused kn machine learning. Not just rates, ops, customer service.

Tiago Celestino

Shared March 5, 2016

The article is long, but it's important to read.

Kristoffer Tjalve

Shared April 4, 2016

Like PCs in the 70s, the internet in the 80s, and smartphones in the early 2000s, we are seeing pieces of a future that isn’t quite here. But the future is coming: markets go up and down, and excitement ebbs and flows, but computing technology marches steadily forward.

Luca Galli

Shared November 21, 2016

if you have missed it (I did), go back to this February 2016 overview of our recent past and upcoming future by @cdixon about 50 years of tech in a few paragraphs. wow

Sam Granleese

Shared April 15, 2016

Must read.. sharp succinct overview of where computing is going.

Sven Koerbitz

Shared February 23, 2016

Comprehensive and nicely written article by @cdixon summing up the current state of technology

Yaron Inger

Shared February 27, 2016

Good summary of the past, present and future trends in computing.

Bryan -BJ- Hoffpauir

Shared March 17, 2016

Interesting overview of the tech industries previous cyclical ups and downs and what that portends to what we see going on today. Particularly good comment threads at the end of the article.

A Reader

Shared March 15, 2016

The computing industry progresses in two mostly independent cycles: financial and product cycles. There has been a lot of handwringing lately about where we are in the financial cycle. Financial markets get a lot of attention. They tend to fluctuate unpredictably and sometimes wildly. The product cycle by comparison gets relatively little attention, even though it is what actually drives the computing industry forward. We can try to understand and predict the product cycle by studying the past and extrapolating into the future.

Jereme Monteau

Shared January 23, 2017

The “peace dividend of the smartphone war” created a Cambrian explosion of new devices, and developments in software

Godiva Golding

Shared May 10, 2017

"“The business plans of the next 10,000 startups are easy to forecast: Take X and add AI. This is a big deal, and now it’s here.” — Kevin Kelly"

Eze Ude

Shared February 23, 2016

The Future is coming, and it has nothing to do with locally-made toothpicks. Head down, and push forward.

Boris Desmond

Shared February 25, 2016

A look into the future

Anthony Wu

Shared April 5, 2016

I could not wrote a better summary of all the cool stuff that came together in 2015/2016. I am still bullish on tech.

The “peace dividend of the smartphone war” created a Cambrian explosion of new devices, and developments in software, especially AI, will make those devices smart and useful.

Anthony Wu

Shared April 5, 2016

Can't summarize it better myself. Everything is great and only NERDS are happy. (Louis CK voice)

I tend to think we are on the cusp of not one but multiple new eras. The “peace dividend of the smartphone war” created a Cambrian explosion of new devices

Joep Vermaat

Shared February 22, 2016

bijzondere voorspelling over de nabije toekomst van tech

Paul Dariye

Shared February 25, 2016

markets go up and down, and excitement ebbs and flows, but computing technology marches steadily forward.

Stuart

Shared March 13, 2016

think we should all be learning code if we want a job in the future

Alisha Ramos

Shared February 22, 2016

We’ll soon see significant upgrades to the intelligence of all sorts of products, including: voice assistants, search engines, chat bots, 3D scanners, language translators, automobiles, drones, medical imaging systems, and much more.

Alisha Ramos

Shared February 22, 2016

AI systems get better as more data is collected, which means it’s possible to create a virtuous flywheel of data network effects (more users → more data → better products → more users).

Henry Sztul

Shared February 23, 2016

We're definitely in a similar time as the pre-iphone Era, many products released today feel like the Rokr

Matias Vaara

Shared February 27, 2016

What's next in computing? Solid analysis on the past and future of computing platforms

Kevin Rochowski

Shared February 23, 2016

Great observations. I've long seen combined IOT + Big Data + AI as the next major phase.

xk wang

Shared March 23, 2016

Drones

Wes Gehbauer

Shared October 12, 2016

To summarize: AI + IOT + Wearables + Drones

But still worth the read

Joey Armstrong

Shared November 7, 2016

Great past present and future look at computing.

Andre Friedel

Shared January 18, 2017

very true re: industry trends reflecting a change roughly every 7/8 years est.

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Anurag Sen

Shared February 6, 2017

Like PCs in the 70s, the internet in the 80s, and smartphones in the early 2000s, we are seeing pieces of a future that isn’t quite here. But the future is coming: markets go up and down, and excitement ebbs and flows, but computing technology marches steadily forward.

Ben Newell

Shared March 6, 2016

The future is gonna be pretty interesting.

Tejan Timblo

Shared February 25, 2016

A very interesting read, give you an insight of things to come.

Mark Coates

Shared January 14, 2017

Augmented Reality is in the gestation phase of development, but it's on its way very soon. Everywhere.

Sergio Uribe

Shared February 21, 2017

El futuro de la computación

bbanakaffalatta

Shared December 26, 2016

the runaway success of smartphones led to massive investments in processors and sensors. If you disassemble a modern drone, VR headset, or IoT devices, you’ll find mostly smartphone components.

bbanakaffalatta

Shared December 26, 2016

have been open sourced. This has had a democratizing effect, allowing individuals and small organizations to build powerful applications.

Pascal Sygnet

Shared January 12, 2017

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José Miguel

Shared November 25, 2016

brilliantly comprehensive read

Sergei Ivanov

Shared May 20, 2018

new

Nick Brackenbury

Shared March 1, 2016

A brilliant look into what's next in computer tech.

Kantesh Guttal

Shared January 21, 2017

Sounds like exciting times ahead. I believe a lot of it will come true

Saif Arshad

Shared January 18, 2018

“The business plans of the next 10,000 startups are easy to forecast: Take X and add AI. This is a big deal, and now it’s here.” — Kevin Kelly

Suraj Rathi

Shared October 24, 2016

Nicely written.

Dominic Ross

Shared November 4, 2016

Interesting article. Worth a read for any self respecting geek.

Yiqun Hu

Shared December 19, 2016

The next product cycle in computing world is coming

Ole Heydekamp

Shared January 25, 2017

Good overview about the upcoming trends in computing.

Srikanth Kannan

Shared April 2, 2017

Well written article on current trends in computing with what the future may hold !

Pavol Kažimir

Shared September 20, 2017

AI is going to take over

Rachel 'Rocky' Scott

Shared February 23, 2016

I...can't...wait...

Emanuele Nardi

Shared March 5, 2016

more users → more data → better products → more users

Lokesh Devraj

Shared November 5, 2016

The best home u sax get

John Cookson

Shared March 1, 2017

Geek? Well why not!

Michael Crist

Shared April 5, 2016

tldr: The AI/VR revolution is about to begin.

张 凯

Shared July 24, 2017

ebbs

Adam Viskovich

Shared October 14, 2017

so excited bring on the future

Ahamdi Okpara

Shared December 3, 2017

Good article!

Adam Sambuco

Shared December 10, 2017

Old article by tech standards, but still relevant if you're into that type of thing.

kulwanth Yedlapalli

Shared February 2, 2018

For the technical gigs. interesting content in

Mrinmoy Kundu

Shared March 1, 2018

মননীয় মআববয়

Dustan Hatcher

Shared July 3, 2018

To

Alitalip Sever

Shared November 4, 2018

Cool

The mapping startup Waze used data network effects to produce better maps than its vastly better capitalized competitors. Successful AI startups will follow a similar strategy.

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Shared November 11, 2018

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