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Society Is Doomed, Say Scientists - Discovery News

Society Is Doomed, Say Scientists - Discovery News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

There's never been a shortage of doomsday scenarios. From the dreaded Mayan Apocalypse of 2012 (remember that?) to the havoc wreaked in the movie "The Day After Tomorrow," people have been predicting the end of civilization for as long as there has been a civilization.

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10 technology trends to watch in 2014 - CBS News

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The Nest thermostat not only can control your home's temperature remotely, it also learns your behavior and makes adjustments accordingly.

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10 predictions for open source in 2014 - TechRepublic (blog)

10 predictions for open source in 2014 - TechRepublic (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The year 2013 was a solid year for open source. There were plenty of highs and certainly a few lows. However, I believe that Linux -- continuing to build on its solid groundwork -- will have the best year yet in 2014.

 
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Key Zeitgeist and Anthropology Trends 2014: What If The Unexpected Happens? - The Market Oracle

Based on the ATCA 5000 poll of key distinguished members in more than 150 countries around the world -- carried out by the mi2g Intelligence Unit in London -- we present to you the uncensored collective consciousness in regard to what are perceived to be the key trends for 2014 under the categories of Opposites, Opportunities, Autonomy, Climate Chaos, New Financial Paradigms and Cultural Metamorphosis.  We trust this will start an enduring Socratic dialogue leading to concrete executive decisions amongst our distinguished members and the global community of world leaders, business decision makers and ordinary citizens to build a more equitable world in 2014 and beyond.


 
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Forecast 2014: The Human Transformation Revolution - Gold Seek

Forecast 2014: The Human Transformation Revolution - Gold Seek | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The next twenty years will see more technological change than we have seen in the last hundred years put together. My Dad would hitch up the wagon to drive seven miles to town in the 1920s. In twenty years the way we get around today will look just as quaint, though in different ways. Who was using the internet twenty years ago? Only early adopters had cell phones. The Human Genome Project was seen as an expensive joke unlikely to be completed in less than a few decades. Twenty years ago, robots were still very limited in scope, and AI had lost its mojo in the public eye. Only a few years earlier a serious Stanford physics professor said Qualcomm’s technology violated the laws of physics and was a hoax.


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Technology Research Firm Predicts Occupy On A Larger Scale | PopularResistance.Org

Technology Research Firm Predicts Occupy On A Larger Scale | PopularResistance.Org | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The information technology research firm, Gartner, which describes itself as “the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.” The firm, based in Stamford, CT “offers world-class, objective insight on virtually any area of IT.”  The firm has more than 900 expert analysts that cover 1,200 topics across the IT landscape in 26 countries. They claim to produce “rigorous research process and proven methodologies provide the foundation for unbiased, pragmatic and actionable insight.”

 
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Sharing economy hot streak continues in 2014 - SiliconBeat

Sharing economy hot streak continues in 2014 - SiliconBeat | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The sharing economy has seeped into the hotel business, transportation, home services and even boats and surfboards. The Internet has made, it would seem, nearly everything available for hire or rent through our peers.

 
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Top Ten Cyberlaw predictions for 2014: Another Whistleblower - The Drum

Top Ten Cyberlaw predictions for 2014: Another Whistleblower - The Drum | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Internet collective Anonymous has been playing havoc on computer systems of anyone and anybody it doesn't like.

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