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Economic singularity

I’ve been thinking a lot about the possibility of a economic singularity lately.

When we think about the acceleration if adaptation of new technologies and the price mechanics of it, there’s a clear trend.
Things get adapted into our everyday lives ever faster. It took at least a couple of decades before “everybody” had televisions. Nearly a decade before everybody had a CD-player. It took five years for the adaptation of DVD players. During the last couple of years everybody has gone on the net (which means that they have a computer).
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