What technology is really about is better ways to evolve. That is what we call an ‘infinite game.’ … A finite game is played to win, and an infinite game is played to keep playing.

Kevin Kelly

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“How Technology Evolves.” TED2005. Feb. 2005. Conference Presentation.

Source: "How Technology Evolves." TED2005. Feb. 2005. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from digital visionary Kevin Kelly's 2005 TED Talk about technology and how it evolves. In this quote, Kelly is talking about what technology represents on a deep level, what technology "wants," in Kelly's words. Says Kelly, technology is not just about innovations, but about evolution; technological advances pave the way for even further advances. Kelly goes on to say he believes technology is a "cosmic force." Watch the full TED Talk here: Kevin Kelly - How Technology Evolves