Welcome once again to Viral Octopus Magazine’s Knowledge series. This week, we are talking about tech adoption insights. Research and advisory company Gartner’s Jackie Fenn put quite a feather in their cap back in 1995 when he came up with a general hypothesis about the typical technology adoption curve that came to be called the Gartner Hype Cycle. While the hypothesis might not describe the path of every technology, it often seems to fit. Let’s jump into the details and see how you can apply the theory.