Mathematicians will lead the next consumer tech market disruption (Wired UK)

This is a guest post by Duncan Smith, head of product development at Cambridge Consultants

When we think of how the best consumer technology is developed, the devices that make major breakthroughs in consumer experience, we tend to think of engineers or product designers — whether it is the Jonathan Ive-designed iPod or James Dyson and his vacuum cleaners.

What we won’t think of is a mathematician. However, as we look to the near future of consumer technology, mathematicians are going to be behind the next generation of “must have” devices and services.

via Mathematicians will lead the next consumer tech market disruption (Wired UK).

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