The Five New Components Of Technology That Fuels Continuous Learning

Some are not so new

Llewellyn (Lew) Daniels
5 min readJan 6, 2023


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Almost everything in your house, at work, and in the street used to be technology at one point in time. Oil was a technology that made J.D. Rockefeller rich. The same happened with cars, and it made Henry Ford rich.

Technology is the set of things, as Danny Hillis said, that doesn’t
quite work yet. Once something works, it’s no longer technology. Society always wants new things.

Here are five technologies that don’t quite work yet but will truly transform organizations, individuals, families, communities, and governments once they start working as expected. Each of these five technologies will be critical to the success of the others. Each provides a vital dimension in building organizations that can truly “learn,” that can continually enhance their capacity to realize their highest aspirations:

Systems Thinking

A cloud masses, the sky darkens, leaves twist upward, and we know that it will rain. We also know the storm runoff will feed groundwater miles away, and the sky will clear by tomorrow. All these events are distant in time and space, and yet they are all connected within the same pattern. Each has an influence…



Llewellyn (Lew) Daniels

I write about Technology, Digital Processes for SMEs & Solopreneurs, Personal Mastery and the injustices of our World. Top Writer on Medium.