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The Next Big Thing


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The Next Big Thing

  1. 1. looking to the FuturePredictions of “The Next Big Thing”<br />IS201-OM1<br />Danny Sloan, Heath Johnson, Danny Murphy, Brittany Milbourne, Nick Shaw<br />
  2. 2. Game Changers<br /><ul><li>Companies = hardware
  3. 3. Individuals = social media</li></li></ul><li>Apple Without Steve Jobs<br />Remain successful for year or two- Momentum- Happy customers- Innovations<br />Apple will run dry- Not as innovative- Not as cool- Still successful<br />
  4. 4. The Future of Facebook<br />How will the company deal with competition between other social networks? <br />Will Facebook continue to integrate into business, schools, and our lives in the future? <br />
  5. 5. The Future of Facebook<br />What advances will facebook make in communications and social media. <br />What does Mark Zuckerburg want to accomplish.<br />
  6. 6. Hardware Becoming More Portable<br /><ul><li>iPods keep getting smaller
  7. 7. Technology is getting more compact, from desktop PCs to pocket sized smart phones</li></li></ul><li>Storage: Then vs. Now<br />312 Inch Floppy Disk: 264kb<br /> <br />MicroSD Card: 64gb<br />You could store over 250,000 floppy disks worth of information in a tiny MicroSD card that is smaller than a fingertip.<br />
  8. 8. Raspberry Pi<br /><ul><li>Fully functional Linux based computer that is smaller than an average flash drive.
  9. 9. Contains all the hardware needed for a computer to run, as well as one USB and one HDMI port
  10. 10. Expected to cost only $25</li></li></ul><li>Cars Driving Themselves<br />Advantages <br />Disadvantages<br />Tell motorists about road conditions.<br />Warn about crashes and stopped vehicles ahead.<br />Increase safety by eliminating human error.<br />Eliminating the need for driver's licenses, rules of the road, vehicle insurances, etc.<br />Reduce fuel consumption<br />Who would be responsible in a crash.<br />How to cope with obstacles in the road and blown tires.<br />
  11. 11. Hologram Technologies<br />Communication<br /><ul><li>Easy communication between people using a live holographic video projection
  12. 12. Better communication to large groups of people. More personal than a normal video call</li></ul>Teaching <br /><ul><li>Teaching from different countries to students around the world, right in the classrooms
  13. 13. Holding meetings
  14. 14. Eliminates the need to gather for meetings</li></li></ul><li> Apple iPhone 5 and Hologram Technology<br />