Disruption is not new

In this fascinating, eye-opening talk, Arthur takes us on a whirlwind tour of the recent history of technological innovation. He makes a case for how, contrary to perception, there’s nothing new about disruption itself. The difference, he posits, is that current technologies are connected and instant. This important distinction, he says, is what gives life in 2017 its special flavour of relentless, ubiquitous, and abundant change.

Arthur Goldstuck is CEO of World Wide Worx, South Africa's leading independent technology market research organisation. He developed the first South African benchmarks for website strategy, and has represented South Africa as a judge for events ranging from the International Advertising Festival in Cannes to the Global Mobile Awards at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. World Wide Worx research is used by international, regional and local organisations, corporations and universities.

Twitter: @art2gee| LinkedIn: Arthur Goldstuck | Web: worldwideworx.com

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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