JOHN SMART is a developmental systems theorist who studies science
and technological culture with an emphasis on accelerating change,
autonomy and a topic known in futurist circles as the technological
singularity. He is chairman of the Institute for Accelerating Change a nonprofit community that seeks to help individuals
better understand and manage continuous accelerating change.
In 1999, he started SingularityWatch.com, the first website dedicated
to a fully multidisciplinary exploration of the accelerating
pace of change.