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Times Are Exponentially A-Changin’ — And You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet, Says The X Prize’s Peter Diamandis

Tomas Kellner
May 17, 2016
GE kept working on jet engines, which are now GE Aviation’s core product. The $24 billion business makes the world’s largest jet engines, now roughly 100 times more powerful than Sorota’s original. The latest engines like the GEnx and LEAP can be connected to the data cloud to analyze their efficiency and operations. A jet engine with GE technology takes off every two seconds somewhere in the world. Says Sorota: “It never dawned on me it was going to turn over the entire aircraft industry like it did.”