Accession Number : ADA505903


Title :   The Impact of Accelerating Information Technology on War and Peace


Descriptive Note : Briefing charts


Corporate Author : KURZWEIL TECHNOLOGIES INC NORTH ANDOVER MA


Personal Author(s) : Kurzweil, Ray


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a505903.pdf


Report Date : 01 Dec 2008


Pagination or Media Count : 143


Abstract : The Law of Accelerating Returns: The price-performance, capacity and bandwidth of information technologies progresses exponentially through multiple paradigm shifts. The Paradigm Shift Rate is now doubling every decade. So is the take-off hard or soft? Exponential growth is soft...but ultimately, profoundly transformative.


Descriptors :   *TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT , *INFORMATION ASSURANCE , *ACCELERATION , EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS , BANDWIDTH , RATES , GROWTH(GENERAL) , WARFARE , SHIFTING


Subject Categories : Computer Systems Management and Standards
      Cybernetics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE