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Jamie Hutson: Future Vision

Contributor:  Jamie Hutson

I have a variety of thoughts on where the future is heading but I feel most strongly about the potential/danger of the Google world (officially Google Lively), becoming a bio-metrically regulated, truly realistic metaverse – not unlike the matrix. I joke with my girlfriend that I’m “plugging in” when I put my headphones on and work late online, but I feel as if we will see similar situations in our lifetime. The advent and proliferation of accelerometers, the growing intelligence of artificial inteligence and the increasing rate of technological advancement all have us barrelling towards some development that takes control of our lives beyond the control of its creator.

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Nate Westheimer: 5 Things from the Future

I’ve recently taken notes on the top 5 things in my life which I believe are indicators of what the future looks like:

  1. Twinkle
  2. AppleTV
  3. Silicon Alley Insider
  4. Meetup / The Point / CarrotMob
  5. DonorsChoose & Kiva

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