12 Jun '11, 5am

Why VERGE Changes Everything

Why VERGE Changes Everything

Back in the late 1990s, it was common to hear people utter the sentence, “The Internet changes everything.” For technoratis, it was a convenient bit of hype, hubris, and wishful thinking. Yet despite the dot-bomb collapse of so many poorly conceived, ill-timed, and grossly mismanaged ideas and companies, and despite the rise and fall of so many technologies (WebTV, anyone?), the Internet did change — well, not everything, but pretty much. Today, it’s hard to recall how we bought things, communicated, traveled, worked, researched, entertained ourselves, or kept up to date before the Internet. The hubris turned out to be right. With that in mind, I’m going to venture that VERGE — our coinage for the convergence of energy, information, building, and vehicle technologies — is going to have a similarly deep and lasting impact. It will change everything. Or, more accurately, it ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/06/13/why-verge-changes...

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