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8 Disruptive TechnologiesThat Will Change How YouDo BusinessDan Costa, Executive Editor
@dancosta            2
Three Waves of Innovation1. Personal Computing2. Internet3. Mobile, Social, Location-based, Data driven                   ...
iPad Mania.    1 Million+ units per month, 75% of the market in Q4    2010. Success driven by the platform, not the    har...
Web 3.0 – Data.“ We are creating more data than ever in human history”      Reid Hoffman, CEO, LinkedIn                    ...
Mobile Wallets and Mobile Payments.Cash is no longer king -Square & Intuit let usersaccept credit cards onmobile devices.N...
QR Codes: Signs from the future.Bar codes are now a consumer-facing technology thatenable complex, hidden information to b...
Augmented Reality is Real.Real-time virtual overlay of digital information. Atechnology that was irrelevant until we had s...
Private Group Messaging. [no contradiction]Imagine Twitter for a closed group – improved real-timecommunication, and task ...
Location, location, location.                                10
The Game Layer.Application of Game Mechanics to… everything.Education, Marketing, Business, even Global Warming.          ...
Thank You!dan_costa@pcmag.com@dancosta on Twitter                       12
©2010 Ziff Davis Media
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Disruptive Technologies That Will Change your Business

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Dan Costa, executive editor for PCMag.com, gave a talk for the Frontier Project in RIchmond, VA. This presentation is his perspective on how the rapidly emerging technologies of 2011 are transforming the way we will interact with business, government, education, and healthcare.

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Disruptive Technologies That Will Change your Business

  1. 8 Disruptive TechnologiesThat Will Change How YouDo BusinessDan Costa, Executive Editor
  2. @dancosta 2
  3. Three Waves of Innovation1. Personal Computing2. Internet3. Mobile, Social, Location-based, Data driven 3
  4. iPad Mania. 1 Million+ units per month, 75% of the market in Q4 2010. Success driven by the platform, not the hardware. 4
  5. Web 3.0 – Data.“ We are creating more data than ever in human history” Reid Hoffman, CEO, LinkedIn 5
  6. Mobile Wallets and Mobile Payments.Cash is no longer king -Square & Intuit let usersaccept credit cards onmobile devices.NFC [Near FieldCommunication chips]will be built intoBlackberry & Androidphones, and Apple isgetting in the game. 6
  7. QR Codes: Signs from the future.Bar codes are now a consumer-facing technology thatenable complex, hidden information to be instantlyvisible.They are also trackable. 7
  8. Augmented Reality is Real.Real-time virtual overlay of digital information. Atechnology that was irrelevant until we had smartphonesand iPads. 8
  9. Private Group Messaging. [no contradiction]Imagine Twitter for a closed group – improved real-timecommunication, and task specific IM. A searchable indexof every conversation in your company – institutionalmemory. 9
  10. Location, location, location. 10
  11. The Game Layer.Application of Game Mechanics to… everything.Education, Marketing, Business, even Global Warming. 11
  12. Thank You!dan_costa@pcmag.com@dancosta on Twitter 12
  13. ©2010 Ziff Davis Media

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