I4J ENCYCLOPEDIA

Meme Entries

Definition of Innovation

Webster’s dictionary: Innovation is 1) a new idea, device, or method, 2) the process of introducing it. Innovation is often defined by context: Business: The creation and delivery of new customer value in the marketplace with a sustainable business model. (Curt Carlson) Common Language: Innovation always means the introduction of new shared language: 1) a name, so it can be referred … Read moreDefinition of Innovation

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Disrupt Unemployment

(Redirect to “Disrupting Unemployment”) Commercial innovation drastically reducing or eradicating joblessness.

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Disrupting Unemployment

Innovation disrupting the labor market so that everybody can have a job and unemployment is eradicated.

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Experienced

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Horizontalism

Horizontalism is a meme saying that popular language is becoming more important for driving economic growth because  the innovation economy is ‘horizontal’, i.e. goes across verticals and ‘silos’. In the industrial economy, growth was driven by interaction between people with similar backgrounds. In the innovation economy growth is driven more by the interaction between people with different backgrounds. Miscommunication … Read moreHorizontalism

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Java

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People-centered economy

The market forces in a people-centered economy aim to maximize the value of people (while the market forces in a task-centered economy merely aim to minimize the cost of tasks, i.e. maximize cost efficiency).

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Race Against the Machine

Machines are increasingly being able to do the jobs of people. The pace of automation is accelerating due to a combination of increasingly clever technologies, raising concerns of massive unemployment. Race Against the Machine was coined in a non-fiction book from 2011 by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee about the interaction of digital technology, employment and organization. … Read moreRace Against the Machine

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Synesthesia

Synesthesia is a condition of ‘crossed senses’ when, for example, a synesthete can see colors when hearing music. Synesthetes are used as a case description in Vint Cerf’s  and David Nordfors’ scenario of “How To Disrupt Unemployment” More about synesthesia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synesthesia

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