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Trend map for 2010 and out to 2050

Trend map for 2010 and out to 2050
For the last few years Richard Watson of NowandNext has created annual trend maps based on city subway maps. This year he has been more ambitious, creating a highly detailed map with five time zones, ranging from 2010-2015 out to 2035-2050. For the previous three trend maps (shown at the bottom) I collaborated with Richard and we co-branded them with Future Exploration Network, however time pressures this year meant that I haven’t directly contributed to the 2010 map. It is still as rich and glorious as ever – spend some time delving into the trends ahead! – Ageing – Power shift Eastwards – Globalisation – Localisation – Digitalisation – Personalisation – Volatility – Individualism – Environmental change – Sustainability – Debt – Urbanisation Click on the images below for the original blog posts and full-size pdfs. 2009 Trend Map 2008 Trend Map 2007 Trend Map

http://rossdawsonblog.com/weblog/archives/2010/01/trend_map_for_2_1.html

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Trend map for 2007 and beyond Given it’s festive season now, it’s probably time for a bit of fun. Nowandnext.com and Future Exploration Network have collaborated in producing a map of major trends for 2007 and beyond, across ten segments: society & culture, government & politics, work & business, media & communications, science & technology, food & drink, medicine & well-being, financial services, retail & leisure, and transport & automotive. Click on the map below to get the full pdf. Trend Blend 2007+ map Inspired by the subway map for a well-known city, the map shows some of the major trends in each of these segments, as well as the key intersections between the trends.

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Globalchange.com Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future Trends, Economy, Markets, Keynote Speaker Media interview before Prime Minister's Global Forum in Latvia - Patrick Dixon's opening keynote at Riga International Leadership Summit Topics: global economy, social media, sanctions against Russia, future of Baltic companies, Scottish independence, green tech, altering the human race using biotech, intuition in business decisions, dangerous obsessions with shareholder value, and what companies will most succeed in tomorrow's world. "Our world will be increasingly interconnected and we will see key examples where a single event has triggered a wide range of unexpected results. Expect successful corporations to develop more agile and dynamic leadership, with alternative strategies for innovation and change." The keynote will create a broad 5-10 year vision of tomorrow’s world, based on fundamental trends which will dominate corporations and governments.

Brevet US4899136 - Data processor having a user interface display with metaphoric objects - Google Brevets This application is directly related to the subject matter of Patent Application Ser. No. 856,526, filed Apr. 28, 1986, assigned to the same assignee here and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference thereto. This invention relates to video display processor systems for display of video data or information on a single display screen for a raster scan type video display and more particularly to simultaneously displaying video data reflecting the operation of two processors in discrete portions of a single display screen and the user interface therefor. For the most part, these competing manufacturers and developers have provided in their systems separate hardware and/or software for emulating the IBM PC which may be booted and run separately, while their own proprietary system is inactivated, to permit the running of IBM PC applications and programs already in the hands of IBM PC users. FIG. 4B is a computer generated view of the property sheet for a particular application. I.

Putting people first Big Data powers the modern world. What do we gain from Big Data? What do we lose? Al Jazeera America examines the role of technology and the implications of sharing personal information in the network’s first graphic novella, Terms of Service: Understanding Our Role in the World of Big Data. The new comic novella, available on Al Jazeera America’s website at is a thought provoking, entertaining field guide to help smart people understand how their personal, and often very private, data is collected and used. Co-produced by well-known cartoonist Josh Neufeld and Al Jazeera America reporter Michael Keller, Terms of Service is an entertaining feature that follows characters “Josh and Michael” as they journey through the challenges of digital privacy and other issues consumers should be aware of in the “brave new world” of technology and Big Data.

Wheii.com Introduction Robodance Control a WowWee Roboquad robot that is spying on my home, using just my voice from across the Internet, thanks to Skype's free video call service It is human nature to over-estimate what can be achieved within one year and under-estimate what can be achieved within five years.

20 Tech Trends That Will Define 2013, Selected By Frog Yes, it’s already that transitional time when our current year ends and another begins, and today and tomorrow are quickly changing hands. Rather than look back at significant trends of the past 366 days (2012 was a leap year, remember?), we asked a wide variety of technologists, designers, and strategists across Frog’s studios around the world to take a look to the future. The near future, that is. The 12 Trends That Will Rule Products In 2013 Near the end of 2012, a group of us at Ziba got together to review what we’d learned over the course of the year. Working with dozens of clients who serve customers around the world, we designers spend a lot of time observing people as they interact with technology, services, and experiences, noticing how they seek solutions to everyday problems and make decisions. In the process, certain patterns emerge so forcefully that they’re practically unavoidable. Meeting over three sessions spread out over a week, 23 Zibites (designers, researchers, and creative directors) discussed the patterns we’d seen, and distilled them down to the 12 insights we thought were most current and useful, to us and to our clients. Each one is presented here, as a brief essay that suggests how it will affect business practices in 2013, and as an illustration created by one of Ziba’s designers. 1.

YouTube Search Trends You can now restrict Google Trends results to YouTube. Just like web search, image search, news search and product search, YouTube is a great way to measure people's interest over time. "Google Trends enables you to take popular search queries and explore traffic patterns over time and geography. Now we've added YouTube search data going back to 2008, making it another great tool to look at video trends. The top 10 emerging technologies for 2013 Find out about the top 10 emerging technologies for 2014 here. New challenges need new technologies to tackle them. Here, the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies identifies the top 10 most promising technology trends that can help to deliver sustainable growth in decades to come as global population and material demands on the environment continue to grow rapidly. These are technologies that the Council considers have made development breakthroughs and are nearing large-scale deployment.

PHP frameworks comparison Comparison chart of the stable versions of best PHP frameworks in order to help you to choose the PHP framework adapted to your specific needs: Agile Toolkit vs Banshee vs CakePHP vs CakePHP2 vs CodeIgniter vs Fat-Free vs FuelPHP vs Jelix vs Kohana vs Laravel vs Lithium vs Mako vs MkFramework vs PPI Framework vs Solar vs Symfony vs Symfony2 vs Yii vs Zend Framework vs Zend Framework 2 vs Zikula. Features This part in the comparison table try to summarize the important features of the main PHP frameworks. Object-relational mapping (ORM) are components that helps you to transform your databases access in a more friendly object oriented manner.

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