While the pace of invention may not have accelerated, the time between invention and implementation has shrunk. It was cut from about 80 years for the steam engine to 40 years for electricity, and then to about 20 years for IT. The implementation lag for AI-related technologies is about ten years.  In this article for the Brookings... Read More

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