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A presentation I delivered at ETC Ames at Iowa State University as well as the Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds. If I could figure out how to include the notes and audio, I would.

A presentation I delivered at ETC Ames at Iowa State University as well as the Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds. If I could figure out how to include the notes and audio, I would.

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    Emerging Technology 2020 Emerging Technology 2020 Presentation Transcript

    • Emerging Technology: The Next 10 Years Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People Planet Society Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People 7.8B 6.7B to in 2009 in 2020 Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People 1 out of 5 people in the world live in China Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People India’s GDP will exceed Europe by 2020 Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People In some African countries 1 in 10 children are orphans Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People When the Social Security age was set at 65 the average life expectancy was 61 Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People Planet Society Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Planet 39 1% years is the longest of the earth’s recorded interval water is between pandemics available for human use 40 years since the 1969 Hong Kong Influenza Pandemic Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People Planet Society Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • 70-80% of energy generated Society is wasted Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • That new employee you hire in 2020 fresh out of college was born in 1997 Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Only 5% of US students earn undergraduate degrees in science and engineering Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Spanish-speaking Internet use grew 571% 2000-2008 Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • There are over 200 Million blogs worldwide Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • 100M US workers will partially or exclusively Telecommute by 2010 Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • 16M Kenyans have mobile Phones 850K Society Kenyan homes have electricity Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • The world economy will be 80% larger in 2020 Per Capita Income will be 50% higher Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • People Planet Society Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • The oldest 20% of cars are responsible for 80% of the emissions Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • One Desalinization Plant consumes as much energy as a large oil refinery Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • The Language translation market is $10B annually Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • The United States will have a shortage of over 1 Million nurses by 2012 Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Non-Industrial Robotics market reaches $15B by 2015 Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Virtual Worlds/vr 2 Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • “.....It’s going to make crack look like sanka.” - Dennis Miller (In reference to VR) Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
    • Questions? Thursday, April 30, 2009