Thursday, March 11, 2004

Don't Say These Things

I just came back from a two-day conference about the future of the robotics business. Interesting stuff, and I'm more optimistic than I've ever been that robots will grow beyond industrial applications on factory floors. But the conference also reminded me of how much I dislike listening to hype machines, whether backed by facts or not. Herewith:

Phrases You Are No Longer Permitted to Say Unless You Have Read the Book, Every Page:
1. Paradigm Shift
2. Disruptive Technology

Any other suggestions?