paradigm shift


: an important change that happens when the usual way of thinking about or doing something is replaced by a new and different way
This discovery will bring about a paradigm shift in our understanding of evolution.

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Recent Examples on the Web Senior executives are increasingly adopting Generative AI, marking a paradigm shift in their approach to leadership. Committee Of 200, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 That paradigm shift has created a geopolitical vacuum, with new institutions urgently needed to enable governments to balance the opportunities presented by AI with national security concerns, said Dario Gil, IBM’s senior vice president and director of research. Cat Zakrzewski, Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2023 Today, the political landscape is fertile ground for such a paradigm shift. Katica Roy, Fortune, 19 Oct. 2023 Both political parties deserve credit for this paradigm shift in trade policy and for the USMCA, which is already doing so much for the United States. Robert E. Lighthizer, Foreign Affairs, 27 Sep. 2023 But generative AI tools also allow politicians to target and tailor their political messaging at an increasingly granular level, amounting to what researchers call a paradigm shift in how politicians communicate with voters. Cat Zakrzewski, Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2023 But the article omits the central paradigm shift: whereas Linnaeus believed that groups simply reflect similarity, biologists now see them as generally indicating species’ ancestral relationships. The New Yorker, 11 Sep. 2023 The accolade and recent unveiling validate the fact that just because there’s a paradigm shift in power trains doesn’t mean our collective breath can’t be taken away. Viju Mathew, Robb Report, 9 Sep. 2023 Over the past decade, UCLA revamped its calculus for life sciences courses, focusing them more strictly on math concepts and real-world biological questions, rather than on procedural rules for derivatives and integrals – which its advocates describe as a paradigm shift for calculus instruction. Daniel Mollenkamp, USA TODAY, 6 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Paradigm shift.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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