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Five ways work will change in the future

Five ways work will change in the future | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
As part of our report on how work is changing, we take a peek into a world where your boss is tracking you, your neighbour is a robot, and it’s cool to be old… employment, but not as we know it

• ‘My father had one job in his life, I’ve had six in mine, my kids will have six at the same time’
• Life inside the new gig economy
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THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2015 REPORT: Examining how the IoT will affect the world

THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2015 REPORT: Examining how the IoT will affect the world | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

he Internet of Things (IoT) has been called the next Industrial Revolution — it will change the way all businesses, governments, and consumers interact with the physical world.

For more than two years, BI Intelligence has closely tracked the growth of the IoT. Specifically, we've analyzed how the IoT ecosystem enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to, and control, their IoT devices in 16 environments, including manufacturing, the connected home, transportation, and agriculture. 

In a new report from BI Intelligence, we discuss all of the components of the IoT ecosystem, including its devices, analytics, networks, and security. We also provide estimates and forecasts on the burgeoning IoT market, including device growth, amount invested, and potential return on investment. 

Here are some key points from the report: 

1. In total, we project there will be 34 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020, up from 10 billion in 2015. IoT devices will account for 24 billion, while traditional computing devices (e.g. smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, etc.) will comprise 10 billion.
2. Nearly $6 trillion will be spent on IoT solutions over the next five years.

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This is Your Life in 10 Years Time — Medium

This is Your Life in 10 Years Time — Medium | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
It's happening. All around us people are slowly (or sometimes quickly) transitioning into the future of work. The future of your work. Your job. Your life.
The full-time job (9 to 5, traditional career, etc.) is about to become a rarity; only available to a select group of people who represent the core of an organization, or who possess a very specific skill set. Why?
Because we live in a society increasingly shaped by tech. Automation will take over many of the tasks previously assigned to people. And the youth of today (and tomorrow) will have no problem transitioning into that situation. Already used to juggling flexible hours at the two or more jobs they're working, the school or university they're studying and the intense social schedules they're following; their entire lives are formed by on-demand.
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On-demand to become a focus

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Gartner’s Top 10 Technology Trends for 2016 To Improve Your Business

Gartner’s Top 10 Technology Trends for 2016 To Improve Your Business | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Gartner has listed the top 10 technology trends that will shape business in 2016 and will help you improve customer experience.
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6 technology mega-trends shaping the future of society

6 technology mega-trends shaping the future of society | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

These trends will greatly impact how individual lives are lived, how business is conducted, how groups of people function, and how we govern. 

The technology-enabled shifts enumerated in the report, at their core, are fundamentally providing two things: (1) digital connectivity for everyone to everything, anywhere and at anytime; and (2) the tools for analyzing and using digital data in new ways. The report groups the 21 shifts discussed into six “mega-trend” categories:

People and the internet – people’s association and interaction with the web as a mental, social and physical extension of themselvesComputing, communications and storage everywhere – the ability to interface with digital technology, data and the web anywhere, anytime on any deviceThe “Internet of Things” – the digital linking of inanimate objects, or, as my colleague Chris Rezendes so nicely puts it, “the instrumentation of the physical world”Artificial intelligence and big data – the ability to access and analyze vast and disparate data, along with the ability for computers to make decisions based on this dataThe sharing economy and distributed trust – digitally-enabled transparency and trust mechanisms that allow direct exchange of goods, services or money between parties outside of traditional establishments such as stores and banksThe digitization of matter – 3D-printing and the creating of physical materials on the spot (personalized or on a small scale) based on digitally transmitted parameters
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21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030 | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

The world is changing faster than you might realize.

Many emerging technologies that you hear about today will reach a tipping point by 2025, according to a recent report from The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society. 

90% of the population will have unlimited and free data storage by 2018.The first robotic pharmacist will arrive in the US 2021.1 trillion sensors will be connected to the internet by 2022.10% of the world's population will be wearing clothes connected to the internet by 2022.The first 3D-printed car will be in production by 2022.The first implantable mobile phone will become commercially available in 2025.The first government to replace its census with big-data technologies by 2023.10% of reading glasses will be connected to the internet by 2023.80% of people on earth will have a digital presence online by 2023A government will collect taxes for the first time via blockchain 2023.90% of the global population will have a supercomputer in their pocket by 2023.Access to the Internet will become a basic right by 2024.The first transplant of a 3D-printed liver will occur 2024.

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Roll on free data storage - what does this mean for collecting institutions?

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- JWT Intelligence

- JWT Intelligence | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
The Innovation Group is preparing to release its second annual Future 100 report, featuring original analysis and insights on 100 key trends and cultural shifts to watch in 2016. New this year, we’ve created a video preview of the report, which offers a visual sample of the most compelling trends in the year to come: …
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4 Key Social Media Marketing Trends To Lead The Game in 2016

4 Key Social Media Marketing Trends To Lead The Game in 2016 | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
The same laws of attraction have never governed the social media marketing scene for too long.
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The Future of Jobs —Anticipate Job Needs in an Increasingly Tech-focused Economy - Daniel Burrus

The Future of Jobs —Anticipate Job Needs in an Increasingly Tech-focused Economy - Daniel Burrus | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
When it comes to the future of your industry, how secure do you feel, not only in your position, but in your career, your abilities, ... Read More »
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Gartner Reveals Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users for 2016 and Beyond

Gartner Reveals Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users for 2016 and Beyond | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

Gartner, Inc. has revealed its top strategic predictions for 2016 and beyond.


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Top 21 emerging technologies that will reach a tipping point by 2030 | Impact Lab

Top 21 emerging technologies that will reach a tipping point by 2030 | Impact Lab | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

The future will be here before we know it. Many emerging technologies that you hear about today will reach a tipping point by 2025, according to a recent report from The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society.

The council surveyed more than 800 executives and experts from the technology sector to share their timeline for when technologies would become mainstream.

From the survey results, the council identified 21 defining moments, all of which they predict will occur by 2030.

Here’s a look at the technological shifts you can expect during the next 14 years.

1. 90% of the population will have unlimited and free data storage by 2018. 

2. The first robotic pharmacist will arrive in the US 2021.

3. 1 trillion sensors will be connected to the internet by 2022.

4. 10% of the world’s population will be wearing clothes connected to the internet by 2022.

5. The first 3D-printed car will be in production by 2022.


 

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(F)EMPOWERMENT | TrendWatching South & Central America Trend Bulletin

(F)EMPOWERMENT | TrendWatching South & Central America Trend Bulletin | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
In Brazil, women make BRL 1.1 trillion per year and are responsible for 85% of shopping decisions.
(Data Popular, September 2014)
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Rijken delen boten, de middenklasse kennis | Economie | de Volkskrant

Rijken delen boten, de middenklasse kennis | Economie | de Volkskrant | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Het delen van spullen leidt tot meer contact en saamhorigheid, menen de meeste Nederlanders. Het zijn wel vooral hoger opgeleiden die ervan profiteren
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What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years

What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
As a driver of technical innovation for a software company, a huge part of my job depends on forecasting how current tech trends will play out, merge,..
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Workplace Trends In 2016 | Impact Lab

Workplace Trends In 2016 | Impact Lab | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

 Top 10 Trends that will be setting the standard for the 2016.

1. The acceptance of boomerang employees and the challenges for job seekers.

2. The leadership gap will start being filled as boomers retire in numbers.

3. Workplace flexibility becomes the biggest topic of conversation.

4. Wearable technology is taken more seriously and disrupts business as usual.

5. Companies get serious about office design and use it as a way to increase collaboration and attract top talent.

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Spot Trends and Capitalize | Impact Lab

Spot Trends and Capitalize | Impact Lab | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

Smart entrepreneurs are always looking for an edge. They want to know how they can identify trends and how they can use that skill to build and grow a business. Fortunately, there are steps you can take develop this skill yourself. Here are five keys to spotting trends and capitalizing on them before your competition does.

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Bitwalking dollars: Digital currency pays people to walk - BBC News

Bitwalking dollars: Digital currency pays people to walk - BBC News | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
A new digital crypto-currency has been launched that is generated by human movement.
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The Doomsday Invention BY RAFFI KHATCHADOURIAN

The Doomsday Invention BY RAFFI KHATCHADOURIAN | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

Will artificial intelligence bring us utopia or destruction? Last year, a curious nonfiction book became a Times best-seller: a dense meditation on artificial intelligence by the philosopher Nick Bostrom, who holds an appointment at Oxford. Titled “Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies,” it argues that true artificial intelligence, if it is realized, might pose a danger that exceeds every previous threat from technology—even nuclear weapons—and that if its development is not managed carefully humanity risks engineering its own extinction. Central to this concern is the prospect of an “intelligence explosion,” a speculative event in which an A.I. gains the ability to improve itself, and in short order exceeds the intellectual potential of the human brain by many orders of magnitude.

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At NASA's Johnson Space Center, Preparing for the Future of Human Spaceflight

At NASA's Johnson Space Center, Preparing for the Future of Human Spaceflight | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
As NASA kicks off a multi-decadal effort to send humans to Mars, the agency's traditional human spaceflight centers have had to adapt to new challenges—often more programmatic than technical.
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Law Professors Argue Future Plausibility of A.I. Earning Free Speech Rights - SERIOUS WONDER

Law Professors Argue Future Plausibility of A.I. Earning Free Speech Rights - SERIOUS WONDER | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
According to two law professors, strong A.I. of the future will attain free speech rights similar to our own! - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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ClickZ Live Chicago: What are the big trends to look out for in 2016?

ClickZ Live Chicago: What are the big trends to look out for in 2016? | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
An increase in not-com domains, beacons, further foray into the physical web and more cross-platform distribution networks are a few future trends predicted by a panel at ClickZ Live Chicago.
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How Zombies Could Be the Future of AI

How Zombies Could Be the Future of AI | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

In July, news headlines blared that robots passed a “self-awareness” test. Naturally, the articles made the semi-joking references to Skynet and robot overlords that seem to accompany every minor development in robotics or artificial intelligence. Missing from the coverage was any thoughtful discussion about what it means for a robot to pass a self-awareness test.Typically, artificial intelligence “breakthroughs” don’t live up to the press release.

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Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Facebook is firing on all cylinders. Now Mark Zuckerberg is looking to the decade ahead, from AI to VR to drones.
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Futurist Thomas Frey predicts by 2030 people will rely on billions of drones and sensors to live | Impact Lab

Futurist Thomas Frey predicts by 2030 people will rely on billions of drones and sensors to live | Impact Lab | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

Thomas Frey, a futurist from the DaVinci Institute in the United States predicts that by 2030 people will rely on billions of drones and sensors to live. Every time you download a mobile app you eliminate a piece of a job – welcome to the future of a careerless society.

The career ladder will be replaced with new technology and people will no longer count on a job for the rest of their lives, he said. In 2030, the average person will have rebooted their career six times because things are moving so quickly.”

Frey is in New Zealand this week speaking with the agriculture sector and government agencies in Wellington about the future of jobs and new technology.

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