Episode 32: Humanity’s Growth Tension Points

In Episode 22, Dan explained his model of stabilizers and accelerators, and his belief that you can predict the major events in the news.

This episode, Peter and Dan discuss how technology is changing the political process around the world, and what this means for entrepreneurs.

In this episode:

  • Dan and Peter discuss the work of Deb Roy, who runs the Laboratory for Social Machines at MIT and his deep data experiment with the 2016 U.S. election.

  • Dan concludes that he believes that in the short term, government will become more personal and local government will become more important.

Episode 22: What WON’T Change in 10 Years?


With exponential technologies exploding into the market place changing industries and the way we live, Peter and Dan discuss what won’t change in the next ten years.

Regardless of technological change, it’s always courageous entrepreneurs bringing practical ideas into the marketplace.

In This Episode:

  • Peter and Dan look to the future and discuss what is NOT going to change in the next decade.
  • Dan explains his model of stabilizers and accelerators and his belief that you can predict the major events in the news.
  • Peter talks about the human need for connection and how interaction in society is changing from the local hangout in your town to digital connections with Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram.