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eSingularity Technology Assessment by Mind Map: eSingularity Technology
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eSingularity Technology Assessment

Intention of this map

Why should eSingularity be assessed?

feasability (can it be done starting with the tech level of today or is it a 2030 thing?)

better understanding of overall concept and architecture

better understanding of components

better understanding of benefits, costs, risks and chances

TA will result in ...

advantages for the development process, clarity in roadmap construction, setting priorities

advantages for spreading the idea to, individuals, (make it more attractive and viral), interest groups, thought leaders

advantages for finding partners and allies

What should be assessed?


impact on economical and political system

impact on geopolitical system

note: this is a start - with the ongoing process the range of TA can change

impact on current global education system

impact on cultures

remind wild cards and black swans

What is Technology Assessment?

Technology assessment - Wikipedia

Complementary approach is to make foresight a multplayer game: Gaming the future

Impact on education system

impact on current global education system

change of methods


institutions teaching teachers

qualification levels

Impact on economical and political system

labor market

eS ending in over-qualification?


delivering textbooks, selling eLearning

protecting the value chain against freeconomics



promoting democracy, self-esteem, participation, responsible living

e.g. destabalizing power structures built on knowledge asymmetry?

promoting value of freedom and individualism? hyper competition?

hyper acceleration of technological progress

legal issues, copyright


new value chains?

innovation and knowledge economy

desirability? econonomical rationality?


hyper competition scenario

Impact on cultures

learning cultures

Social Assessment - power shift away from teachers to "learning spaces of experience"

value system, traditional cultures

there is an optimistic, modernist assumption in the eS vision: enlightenment of the planet means less conflict and more prosperity

humanizing effects of technology

dehumanizing effects of technology


maturity of infrastructure

roadmap of components

other technological conditions

Impact on geopolitical system

Accelerated Power Shift to Asia?

digital divide because of insufficiant means of purchasing in Africa, India and China?

Impact on ecological system

secondary effect of economical development is intense metabolism, accelerated consumption of natural ressources

Ring of maps

Learniing 3.0 Mind Map

Author of this map

I am Willi Schroll, a technology analyst, strategy consultant and futurist. See more about me here: or on this mind map: Learniing 3.0 Mind Map

Possible deficits of the current vision

lack of scope

the learning system vision up to now looks rather behavioristic

to implement an "addictive" system might be an ambivalent goal at leat

where is the place and role of social learning, emotional intelligence, empathy?

where is creativity?

counter measurement: remind these insights of some experts

Howard Gardner, Howard Gardner has shown that there is a multitude of intellgences, Gardner's five minds—disciplined, synthesizing, creating, respectful and ethical—are not personality types, but ways of thinking available to anyone who invests the time and effort to cultivate them: “how we should use our minds.” - 2006, Link, Gartner ... perceives human mental endowment as an assemblage of fairly autonomous ""frames of mind,"" or multiple intelligences: linguistic, musical, logical-mathematical, spatial, bodily-kinetic, and a category Gardner calls ""personal intelligences""--meaning both intrapersonal and interpersonal., Neue Idee

Daniel Goleman, Ecological Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Books,

deficits could lead to

low interest of potential partners in academies and economy

low adoption rates (afer realization)

low success rates of students

What is eSingularity?

find answers one level up on the: Learning 3.0 Mind Map

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