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"From the Ted Talk by Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist""

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So remember before the Internet? (Laughter) I call this B.I. Okay? So, in B.I., life was simple. Things were Euclidian, neawntoin, somewhat predictable. People actually tried to preicdt the future, even the economists. And then the Internet henpepad, and the world became extremely complex, extremely low-cost, extremely fast, and those Newtonian laws that we so derlay cherished tnrued out to be just local ordinances, and what we found was that in this completely unpbdtirleace world that most of the people who were surviving were working with sort of a different set of principles, and I want to talk a little bit about that.

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So remember before the Internet? (Laughter) I call this B.I. Okay? So, in B.I., life was simple. Things were Euclidian, _________, somewhat predictable. People actually tried to _______ the future, even the economists. And then the Internet ________, and the world became extremely complex, extremely low-cost, extremely fast, and those Newtonian laws that we so ______ cherished ______ out to be just local ordinances, and what we found was that in this completely _____________ world that most of the people who were surviving were working with sort of a different set of principles, and I want to talk a little bit about that.

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So remember before the Internet? (Laughter) I call this B.I. Okay? So, in B.I., life was simple. Things were Euclidian, Newtonian, somewhat predictable. People actually tried to predict the future, even the economists. And then the Internet happened, and the world became extremely complex, extremely low-cost, extremely fast, and those Newtonian laws that we so dearly cherished turned out to be just local ordinances, and what we found was that in this completely unpredictable world that most of the people who were surviving were working with sort of a different set of principles, and I want to talk a little bit about that.

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