CHAPTER 3

The Technologies of Spontaneous Order: How Interconnected Individuals Are Augmented

  • Spontaneous order is a self-organizing system that emerges from individuals and groups who can connect both online and offline.
  • This emergent order depends on protocols and general rules that enable freedom to connect.
  • There is a new set of starting conditions in the form of concurrently maturing new technologies.
  • Universal access to resources, augmentation, disintermediation, and global exchange platforms will unleash individual potential.
  • Entrepreneurs will drive innovation through new sets of practices—especially networking practices and knowing practices.
  • Innovation becomes a social capability—a shared doing facilitated by interconnections and ...

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