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.

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