Viewpoint New Tools, New Rules: Playing to Win in the New Economic Game
Issue 2, 1991

At temperatures near absolute zero, and now at much higher temperatures for some ceramic materials, superconductivity occurs. The rules that govern the propagation of electricity suddenly change. Resistance disappears and electrical devices become much more efficient. Devices that previously could not be built, now can be built - but the powerful currents that are unleashed are difficult to control.