Asymcar Retired


Horace Dediu and Jim Zellmer discuss the politics, processes and possibilities of cars in light of: 1. Young people deferring drivers licenses. 2. The growth of car sharing. 3. Practical alternative power trains. 4. Urbanization. 5. Increased Congestion. 6. Driverless cars. 7. Rise of the "App Economy".

Hosted by Horace Dediu and Jim Zellmer.

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37: Asymcar 37: Dark Matter Innovation

December 13, 2016 at 7:00PM • 59 minutes • Wiki Entry

Does place matter?

We consider geography, the hype cycle and S curves while reflecting on what is perhaps, at present a "phoney war"(1).

Does geography play a role in disruption? Are "hyped" optics necessary for the new new thing?

What skills are required for disruptive innovation in and around the auto ecosystem? How do cycle times (2) color our outlook?

A good conversation.

  1. The Phoney War.

  2. Cycle Time.

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