Predicting the Future

Some futuristic predictions are jaw-dropping: Avatars will do our shopping. Cars will call repair centers, get instructions and repair themselves. Even the trees will whisper in networks of information.

Enjoy this fresh and insightful video produced by Professor Janna Anderson for the 2011 Danish Top Executive Summit. Anderson directs the Imagining the Internet Center in the School of Communications at Elon University.

As Anderson points out, both human connections and databases on the internet are creating a shared global intellect, creating a future of four P’s: personal, portable, pervasive and precarious.

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