A Long-Wave Theory on Today’s Digital Revolution

Historian Elin Whitney-Smith looks at previous periods of disruption to understand what companies (and people) are going through today.

Elin Whitney-Smith

With digital technology, as with every other information technology, the entity with greater information freedom wins.

Elin Whitney-Smith

Lasting innovation in an information revolution doesn’t come from the elite, or from people who already have access to wealth and authority. It comes from the edges, from people who are just gaining access for the first time.