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The EU must deploy large scale projects quickly, or we’ll miss the next tech wave carrying us into the ‘New Digital Era’, writes Eva Kaili.
Eva Kaili MEP is Chair of the Future of Science and Technology Panel in the European Parliament
Chaos theory. That matrix of wannabe randomness and complex systems, underlying patterns and interconnectedness. With more constant feedback loops and repetition than a celebrity Instagram post, it’s a theory structured around self-similarity, fractals, and self-organization.
Now that we’ve seen the unfolding global layers of COVID-19, we get that our society doesn’t come with a neat IKEA self-assembly guide, and yet, Europe is ‘rebuilding better’ – at least, that’s the ambition.
There is artistry in chaos – chaos is part of nature, with limitless outcomes, multiple interpretations, and many solutions to seemingly insurmountable problems. The freedom to create, when starting from chaos, stimulates curious minds.
To rebuild better and sustainably, we need creativity, ingenuity, courage, determination and a new social, economic paradigm – Europe needs to creatively engage top-down and bottom-up with Internet of Things (IoT).
A top-down approach is fundamental to integrating interoperable IoT systems, allowing them to work seamlessly for the benefit of the end …
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