Source: shareable.net. Nice overview by Nina Misuraca Ignaczak of the rapidly maturing technologies which are set to move power out of the hands of centralised organisations and help usher in a new world of resilient distributed networks. Featuring OpenGarden, whose FireChat iPhone app is proving immensely popular, even outstripping Facebook and Twitter in daily download numbers in some territories.
“Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals. “We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies,” says VC and futurist Fred Wilson, speaking on what to expect in the next ten years.” Continue reading »