We hear a lot about the Millennials these days. They are ascribed a status and power to affect our world, as if they have already inherited it. They also seem to cover rather a large group. What actually is a Millennial? And do we need them anyway?
In the heat of technology innovation, the concept of disruptive technology is used regularly. It is used without irony or qualification, as a term of praise. In many ways, it is used to be synonymous with "innovative", as if innovation is disruptive by definition.