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The pebble and the avalanche how taking things apart creates revolutions by Moshe Yudkowsky

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Published by Berrett-Koehler in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Technological innovations,
  • Diffusion of innovations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Moshe Yudkowsky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.T4 Y83 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3424874M
ISBN 109781576752944
LC Control Number2005048015

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The Pebble and the Avalanche shows how the Internet, the auto industry, music downloading, and other rapidly evolving industries are all connected by the same dynamic — disaggregation. Moshe Yudkowsky shows why this dynamic is crucial to survival in the 21st century marketplace, and how you can use it to bring about change in your industry. Book Description The Pebble and the Avalanche shows how the Internet, the auto industry, music downloading, and other rapidly evolving industries are all connected by the same dynamic -- . The Pebble and the Avalanche provides strategies for successfully adapting to a disaggregation revolution, and points towards the future, identifying several industries that are about to be completely transformed by Pebble and the Avalanche shows how the Internet, the auto industry, music downloading, and other rapidly evolving industries are all connected by the same . Using the simple metaphor of the pebble and the avalanche — prying rocks loose from a mountaintop releases tremendous energy — this book explains the .

  The Pebble and the Avalanche shows how the Internet, the auto industry, music downloading, and other rapidly evolving industries are all connected by the same dynamic -- disaggregation. Moshe Yudkowsky shows why this dynamic is crucial to survival in the 21st century marketplace, and how you can use it to bring about change in your : Berrett-Koehler Publishers. The Pebble and the Avalanche shows how the Internet, the auto industry, music downloading, and other rapidly evolving industries are all connected by the same dynamic -- disaggregation. Moshe Yudkowsky shows why this dynamic is crucial to survival in the 21st century marketplace, and how you can use it to bring about change in your industry. in front of the onrushing avalanche and yelling at everyone to stop. There’s also a chapter about some up-and-coming revolutions—a few places where it’s possible to see the first “pebbles” that signal the oncoming avalanche. Finally, a few things about what this book does not do. “Taking. The book "Avalanche" was a great survival story. The author described Chris as a scrawny and smart student. The fact that his brother Terry was a national athlete, this surprised me, how could the two be so different? Once Chris got trapped in the avalanche, he must try to survive with no food or water/5(36).

  The Pebble and the Avalanche provides strategies for successfully adapting to a disaggregation revolution, and points towards the future, identifying several industries that are about to be completely transformed by disaggregation. The book, The Pebble and The Avalanche, is brilliant. The theory even applies to China, from the huge tight boulder-like society into pebbles of entrepreneurs. We can all feel the energy that released from the phenomena that Dr. Yudkowsky described in the book. A must read for anyone from the high tech, high society to the emerging entrepreneurs. T he Pebble and the Avalanche: How Taking Things Apart Creates Revolutions (Berrett-Koehler, ) by Moshe Yudkowsky is an interesting, readable book that examines change and develops a theory for the structure that often underlies dramatic revolutionary change. As the title implies, it uses the metaphor of the single pebble, loosened high on a mountain, that causes an avalanche as it moves.   The focus of this book is on terrain analysis, weather, and it even touches on the ‘human factors’ that can contribute to avalanches. While Snow Sense is an excellent overview of safe travel in avalanche terrain, the target audience of this book isn’t advanced backcountry travelers, like guides.