Sunday, January 11, 2015

Big Think: Predicting Future

Vivek Wadhwa: Get Ready for The Next Wave of Tech Disruptions | Big Think
"Futurist Vivek Wadhwa predicts change "at a scale which is unimaginable before," thanks to advances in technologies like robotics and 3D printing. "New trillion dollar industries will wipe out out existing trillion dollar industries," he says. "This is the future we’re headed into, for better or for worse." 

How to Find Certainty in an Uncertain World | Big Think
"Daniel Burrus says there are clear ways to predict the future in an uncertain world. You need to unplug yourself from the present and look at examples of linear change -- things that will not go backward and will definitely happen in the future."

Forget Lean and Agile – It’s Time to be Anticipatory | Big Think by Daniel Burrus
"We are all good at reacting and responding, putting out fires, and crisis management. In addition, organizations large and small have learned how to be lean and agile, and how to best execute a strategy at a high level."

25 Game-Changing Hard Trends That Will Create Both Disruption and Opportunity on a Global Level | Big Think by Daniel Burrus

From Web 3.0 to Web 4.0 | Big Think by Daniel Burrus
New definition of Web 3.0: "3D immersion VR"
Web 4.0 is about "Intelligent Agents"

"Disruptive technology is only disruptive if you didn’t look and see it coming,
and it is all there for you to see."

Peter Thiel: What Happened to Innovation? | Big Think
"Peter Thiel delivers the keynote address at the 2012 Nantucket Project, arguing that the U.S, is resting on its laurels, and no longer innovating."

Progress in already advanced nations will be based on innovation, not on copying existing solutions.

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