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The Business of 'The Future'

1:34 PM, Apr 16, 2014 • By JONATHAN V. LAST
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There's a deep lesson in all of this. You know the old saw about problem solving and hammers. Sophisticates are always clucking at the backwards rubes who think that every problem is a nail because they lack any imagination. But the elites are often guilty of the same kind of narrow thinking. Except that they don't even have a hammer—which can actually be useful in the real world, from time to time.

You might just as easily say that when all you have is a smartphone, every problem looks like an app.    

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