Inputs and Innovation Throughout Civilization

Throughout the Analog to Digital series, I will use the terms data and inputs interchangeably. Most often these terms are used in the context of the computer era. Rightfully so, as this is a significant part obviously. But to truly appreciate this from a conceptual view its important to zoom out and look at a larger picture. One that includes the raw human system. For without this, there is nothing to transition from.

First, the context in which I use the words data/inputs is best described as ‘employability’. In other words the only data/inputs relevant are those that could have…