Bionic duckweed

  • This refers to the phenomenon of people or organisations putting off action today because of the possibility of the problem being solved more efficiently by yet-to-be invented technology in the future. For example, putting off investing in high speed rail because autonomous vehicles are just around the corner.

References

  • https://www.ft.com/content/e25c82f5-d447-448f-8a40-235a5938babc
  • Last update: 2022-02-26 22:22