Emerging Technology
 Timeline - Projection vs Actual, updates timestamped, revisions
 

Q4 2017 (Q4 2022)

  • Majority of new cars will be Electric
  • Large-scale deployment of autonomous fleets (buses, taxis, trucks)
  • Personalized medicine (gene editing)
  • Majority of knowledge workers using XR
  • Cryptocurrency as major asset class
  • Dapps providing major services
  • Voice everywhere
  • Smart agents
  • Solar - 10% globally
  • Weather worse
 
 
2016
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2014

 
Next Big Thing
  • Oculus Rift - VR w/ Presence, probably the biggest thing to hit gaming since Doom, may actually finally spawn the Metaverse
  • Bitcoins and alt-coins - once everyone has a wallet and can easily create currencies/leverage distributed ledgers, could change everything
  • Useful wrist wearable (maybe 2015) get killer apps:
  • Smart Voice Digital Assistant
  • Digital Wallet
  • w/ Biometric auth (TouchID)
  • 2FA Token/Password Replacements
  • Fitness Sensors + Smarts
  • Smart alarm clock
  • Optimal eating schedule/info
  • Exercise Tracking
  • Smart Haptics
  • VR Input
  • (more hope than prediction) People get serious about privacy - at least on a Snapchat for everything level but hopefully more
  • Better Food