But the end of hunger also will be hastened by a host of Internet technologies that will dramatically change agriculture.
I see how human ingenuity and new technologies have eliminated previously insoluble problems once we stand back and let free markets do what they do best: direct the allocation of capital to find a solution.
We often see other technologies race toward a point and then stop growing along that axis.
Today we have the Internet and all its associated technologies, vastly more versatile, almost infinite in possibility.
But along with wealth, these technologies bring information and thereby sow the seeds of their undoing.