New Trend Blend for 2008

Ross Dawson has just posted his Trend Blend 2008:

Trends mentioned in the map include:

  • Simplicity
  • Reality mining
  • 3-D printers
  • Virtual protest
  • Female chauvinism
  • Geospatial web
  • Celebrity worship
  • Karma capitalism
  • Networked risk
  • Data visualisation
  • Same sex couples (with kids)
  • Constant partial attention

Ross suggests checking out Richard Watson’s new book Future Files: A History of the Next 50 Years for more detail on these.

By Carruthers via Aide-mémoire

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Author: Kate Carruthers

Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. She is certified in information security and is currently undertaking postgraduate studies terrorism and security. Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT, marketing, data and digital; and is a member of the NSW Government’s Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board. Kate is currently working at the intersection of data analytics, AI, ML, privacy, cyber security, and data protection.