This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

Former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs holds an original iPhone, one of the biggest technological breakthroughs of modern times. Since 1760, productivity has increased almost 30 fold. That is largely down to technological innovations like electricity, telephones, and the internet. Barclays chronicled the world's rising productivity in its latest Equity Gilt Study. LONDON — Humanity … Continue reading This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

We wanted flying cars instead we got 140 characters

Founders Fund, the VC firm whose highest-profile investment is Facebook, has published a manifesto of sorts, called "What Happened To The Future?" The content will be familiar to anyone who's been following Founders Fund co-founder Peter Thiel: it complains that the rate of technological innovation is slowing, and that we need more ambitious entrepreneurs solving … Continue reading We wanted flying cars instead we got 140 characters