Explosive Growth: The Fusion of AI and Innovation Platforms

Inspired from TED Talk given by Cathie Wood


In the rapidly evolving realm of technology, an unprecedented phenomenon is reshaping the future. Five innovation platforms, fueled by the transformative force of artificial intelligence (AI), are concurrently influencing industries. This convergence of AI, along with robotics, energy storage, blockchain technology, and multiomic sequencing, marks a new era of growth dynamics.

Reflecting on the Past:

Drawing parallels to the early 1900s, when three general-purpose technology platforms transformed industries, today we witness the simultaneous evolution of five platforms. This echoes historical skepticism about sustained growth, yet the success of companies like Amazon in overcoming doubt serves as a compelling precedent.

The Rise of Real AI:

Transitioning beyond predictive AI, the world is entering the domain of generative AI. The declining costs of AI training signify a shift from linear to exponential growth. The convergence of these technology platforms, propelled by AI, creates a fertile ground for innovation.

Exploring Growth Opportunities:

One noteworthy opportunity highlighted is autonomous taxi platforms. The fusion of robotics, electric vehicles, and AI is poised to generate a revenue opportunity of eight to 10 trillion dollars within the next five to 10 years, showcasing the potential for explosive growth in diverse sectors.

Acceleration of Global GDP Growth:

Anticipating a paradigm shift, the expectation is that GDP growth will accelerate, primarily driven by AI-enhanced productivity. Envisioning a future where a billion knowledge workers become four times more productive, this surge in productivity could lead to unprecedented global GDP growth, potentially reaching six to nine percent.

Deflationary Trends:

Contrary to prevailing concerns about inflation, the landscape is predicted to be highly deflationary. Innovation solving problems and enhancing margins is expected to result in lower prices, creating a distinctive economic setting.

Navigating the Path Forward:

Envisioning a future where disruptive innovation, currently valued at 13 trillion dollars, could scale to over 200 trillion dollars, underscores a 40 percent compound annual growth rate. Creative destruction is portrayed as an intrinsic aspect of this transformation, ranging from autonomous taxis to healthcare and financial services.

Embracing Change:

Addressing skepticism, the unwavering conviction in this transformative era is attributed to first principles research and unexpected breakthroughs in AI. Encouraging stakeholders to focus on opportunities amid the noise, the emphasis lies on being on the right side of change.


As the world navigates the convergence of AI and innovation platforms, the stage is set for unparalleled growth opportunities. The potential for explosive advancements in various sectors, coupled with deflationary trends and a reshaped global economy, underscores the need to embrace change and capitalize on the vast opportunities presented by this transformative era.

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Cyrus Nambakhsh

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