Tools in the field 1750 – disconected from consumers, life as before (not much changes from one generation to another. Parents teach children. Now, children teach parents).
NorthWest UK and then Detroit – Centralization of tools, migration to factories. Products made to consumers, stored, sold. Insolated from consumers too.White and Blue collar workers
The data factory (ej: Sillicon Valley)
- Computation (calculator -> pc -> laptons-> Smartphone-Consoles)
- The App Explosion (in the last 4 years)
- Tools in perspective: Peak production (674 Millions smartphones en 2013, previous 17 Millions washing machines in 2007)
- Tools become free (or nearly), and thats from bigs and small companies as for individuals.
- Tools to contribute
- In 1993, manufacture our Smartphone processor would cost 33.000.000$. Just the processor. Imagine how would cost manufacture the smartphone, with camera, GPS, accelerometer…
The Personal Revolution:
- Free content. Ej: LinkedIn high profile unpaid contributors: Barak Obama, Bill gates, Arianna Huffington, etc.
- 25% books directly edited by author in Kindle
- Less people needed
- Conecteed to customers
- House income from 1960 hasn´t rise despite the women incorporation of women into the labor
- -30% minimum wages.
Wordwide Change (Industrial Revolution) China.
*Instacart, TaskRabbits, oDesk, eLance.
The Personal Revolution Explodes around the world. “Life is taugh for middle class”.