Twitter | Search | |
Kevin Kelly
Senior Maverick at Wired, author of bestseller book, The Inevitable. Also Cool Tool maven, Recomendo chief, Asia-holic, and True Film buff.
2,847
Tweets
378
Following
73,708
Followers
Tweets
Kevin Kelly 21h
Software is not a product but a portable factory. You are selling—or giving—a factory (the program code) to others who will use it to manufacture an answer when they need one.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 15
In network economics the major expense of new product development stems from designing the manufacturing process and not designing the product.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 14
Spin a grand web to include employees, suppliers, regulators, and customers; they all become part of your company’s collective being. They are the company.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 13
We shouldn’t call them computers; we really should call them connectors.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 12
Replying to @markjeffrey
kk@kk.org
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 12
Replying to @EconTalker
Wow! I didn't know that.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 12
Cyberspace is a resource that increases the more it is used. Barlow quips that it is “a peculiar kind of real estate which expands with development.”
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 12
25 years ago I published my first book Out of Control. Still in print, and still useful: . To celebrate, I’m going to tweet the best lines from it, .
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 11
New Coke didn't fail because it tasted bad. It failed because it was new and its brand was nostalgic and the cranks took over. Great writing about the true story.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 11
If machines knew as much about each other as we know about each other (even in our privacy), the ecology of machines would be indomitable.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 11
By 2025 the next car you buy will probably be an electric car manufactured (in part or whole) in China.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly retweeted
David Finsterwalder Jul 10
Replying to @kevin2kelly
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 10
The instant you turn a friend’s computer on, it’s there: the strange arrangement of familiar parts (why do they do it like that?) Then, a moment of terror. You are … peering into someone else’s mind!
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 9
It doesn’t matter how acquainted you are with a particular brand of computer. When you need to borrow someone else’s it feels like you’re using their toothbrush.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 8
By the alien power of distributed being, sufficient numbers of antlike agents can be lifted into a type of colony intelligence by connecting them in bulk. More is different.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly retweeted
The Reading Lists Jul 8
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly Jul 8
I recommend this deep dive into the precarious state of grocery chains in the US, and why their future is moving away from transactions (owned by Amazon) and into the realm of experiences.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly retweeted
The Long Now Foundation Jul 5
Having seen the restoration work and de-extinction science up close, do and think the efforts to clone a mammoth and bring back Siberia's Ice Age ecosystem will work?
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly retweeted
Carl Miller Jul 8
The pins are everything that can’t move as fast as tech.
Reply Retweet Like
Kevin Kelly retweeted
Stewart Brand Jul 7
Chris Alexander’s A PATTERN LANGUAGE, in content AND form, may be the most useful revolutionary book ever written.
Reply Retweet Like