A Response to Michael Simmon

I’m writing this article in response to Michael Simmon’s wonderful and well-researched opinion piece Google Director of Engineering: This is how fast the world will change in ten years

In this article Michael provides a well-supported and long-winded explanation for the state we now find ourselves in with regards to the rate of technological advancement, and proposes where he (and many other experts) believe we will go from here.

I aim to cherry-pick various statements Michael has made which I disagree with, and provide my reasoning, math, any relevant…