In today’s podcast, we discuss Buckminster Fuller’s term ephemeralization. Many people today are searching for words to describe the tremendous power of technologies to do more with less. Modern expressions like “dematerialization,” “software is eating the world,” and “digitization of everything” can in many ways be subsumed by Fuller’s original term.
- Video on Ephemeralization Containing Cool Bridge Example
- Article by John Smart: Introduction to STEM Compression
- Jason Silva’s Hyper-Caffeinated Explanation of the Transcension Hypothesis
- Peter Diamandis Explains Dematerialization
- Article by Marc Andreesen: Software is Eating the World
- Book by Jeremy Rifkin: Zero Marginal Cost Society