Beyond the Technological Revolution


Notes about the possible occurrence of socio-political paradigm shifts with each technological revolution
Prepared by Carlota Perez for a meeting with Mary Kaldor and Robin Murray

This letter was written in late 2015, when the current political situation was already foreshadowed by protests and rising populist politics […] It ponders the existence of what could be called a socio-political paradigm that shifts with each technological revolution, asking if what we are witnessing currently can in fact be expected – and whether alternative manifestations are possible...