Emerging Technology 2020

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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.

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Emerging Technology 2020

  1. 1. Emerging Technology: The Next 10 Years Thursday, April 30, 2009
  2. 2. People Planet Society Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  3. 3. People 7.8B 6.7B to in 2009 in 2020 Thursday, April 30, 2009
  4. 4. People 1 out of 5 people in the world live in China Thursday, April 30, 2009
  5. 5. People India’s GDP will exceed Europe by 2020 Thursday, April 30, 2009
  6. 6. People In some African countries 1 in 10 children are orphans Thursday, April 30, 2009
  7. 7. People When the Social Security age was set at 65 the average life expectancy was 61 Thursday, April 30, 2009
  8. 8. People Planet Society Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. People Planet Society Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  11. 11. 70-80% of energy generated Society is wasted Thursday, April 30, 2009
  12. 12. That new employee you hire in 2020 fresh out of college was born in 1997 Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
  13. 13. Only 5% of US students earn undergraduate degrees in science and engineering Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
  14. 14. Spanish-speaking Internet use grew 571% 2000-2008 Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
  15. 15. There are over 200 Million blogs worldwide Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
  16. 16. 100M US workers will partially or exclusively Telecommute by 2010 Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
  17. 17. 16M Kenyans have mobile Phones 850K Society Kenyan homes have electricity Thursday, April 30, 2009
  18. 18. The world economy will be 80% larger in 2020 Per Capita Income will be 50% higher Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
  19. 19. Society Thursday, April 30, 2009
  20. 20. People Planet Society Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  21. 21. Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  22. 22. Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  23. 23. The oldest 20% of cars are responsible for 80% of the emissions Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  24. 24. One Desalinization Plant consumes as much energy as a large oil refinery Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  25. 25. The Language translation market is $10B annually Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  26. 26. The United States will have a shortage of over 1 Million nurses by 2012 Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  27. 27. Non-Industrial Robotics market reaches $15B by 2015 Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  28. 28. Thursday, April 30, 2009
  29. 29. Virtual Worlds/vr 2 Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  30. 30. “.....It’s going to make crack look like sanka.” - Dennis Miller (In reference to VR) Technology Thursday, April 30, 2009
  31. 31. Questions? Thursday, April 30, 2009

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