2025: A Fool’s Odyssey

An Open Letter to My Teenage Girls
Also A Brave & Hopeless Attempt At Predictions For The Near Fut...
“The idea that the
future is
unpredictable is
undermined every
day by the ease with
which the past is
explained”

Daniel K...
“The Beatles have no future in show business”

Dick Rowe - Decca Records 1962
“Any
sufficiently
advanced
technology
is equivalent
to magic.”
Sir Arthur C. Clarke
“Under the right
circumstances,
groups are
remarkably
smart.
Smarter even
sometimes than
the smartest
people in them”
Jame...
“We already live in the
future.
It’s not like we’re
waiting for something
to happen, it’s just a
matter of doing it.”
Bre ...
“My vision when we
started Google 15 years
ago was that eventually
you wouldn’t have to have
a search query at all,
the in...
“Imagine a world in which every single
person on the planet is given free
access to the sum of all human
knowledge. That's...
“Within 5 to 10 years, most
computers will look and
feel just like these sheets
of printed colour paper.”
Roel Vertegaal -...
“We all live
every day in
virtual
environments,
defined by our
ideas.”

Michael Crichton - Author
“That’s the old
way, that’s the
old mantra: one
machine, one
human, one
mouse, one
screen. Well, that
doesn’t really cut
i...
“When you think of any aspect
of life or work, augmented
reality is completely going to
change how we do it.”
Ori Inbar - ...
“Suddenly
you could
see my left
hand was
talking to my
brain again
and it was
magic”

Dennis Aabo Sørensen Clinical Study ...
“At bottom, robotics is about us.
It’s the discipline of emulating
our lives, of wondering how we
work.”
Rod Grupen Direct...
“Look Ma!
No Hands!”
Everyone
“Big data is at the
foundation of all of the
megatrends that are
happening today, from
social to mobile to the
cloud to ga...
“Instead of trying to
simulate the adult mind,
why not rather try to
simulates a child's?
If this were subjected to
an app...
“We went from mainframes
to desktops to laptops to
tablets and phones.
Everyone who thinks it will
stop is wrong, it just ...
“A computer once beat me at chess,
but it was no match for me at kick boxing.”
Emo Phillips - Comedian
Thank YOU!
:)
Mike Darnell
mi@vimi.co
@pop_art

http://vimi.co
http://facebook.com/digitalart
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2025 A Fool's Odyssey
An Open Letter to My Teenage Girls

1) Also A Brave & Hopeless Attempt At Predictions For The Near Future

2) "The idea that the future is unpredictable is undermined every day by the ease with which the past is explained" - Daniel Kahneman - Nobel Laureate

3) "The Beatles have no future in show business" - Dick Rowe - Decca Records 1962

4) "Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic."- Sir Arthur C. Clarke

5) "Under the right circumstances, groups are remarkably smart. Smarter even sometimes than the smartest people in them" - James Surowiecki - Journalist

6) "We already live in the future. It's not like we're waiting for something to happen, it's just a matter of doing it." - Bre Pettis - Makerbot CEO

7) "My vision when we started Google 15 years ago was that eventually you wouldn't have to have a search query at all, the information would just come to you as you needed it. This is the first form factor that can deliver that" - Sergey Brin - Google Co-Founder

8) "Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we're doing." - Jimmy Wales - Wikipedia Co-Founder

9) "Within 5 to 10 years, most computers will look and feel just like these sheets of printed colour paper." - Roel Vertegaal - Human Media Lab Director

10) "We all live every day in virtual environments, defined by our ideas." - Michael Crichton - Author

11) "That's the old way, that's the old mantra: one machine, one human, one mouse, one screen. Well, that doesn't really cut it anymore." - John Underkoffler - Oblong CEO

12) "When you think of any aspect of life or work, augmented reality is completely going to change how we do it." - Ori Inbar - AR Pioneer

13) "Suddenly you could see my left hand was talking to my brain again and it was magic"- Dennis Aabo Sørensen - Clinical Study Volunteer

14) "At bottom, robotics is about us. It's the discipline of emulating our lives, of wondering how we work." - Rod Grupen - Director of the Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics

15) "Look Ma! No Hands!" - Everyone

16) "Big data is at the foundation of all of the megatrends that are happening today, from social to mobile to the cloud to gaming." - Chris Lynch - Partner at Atlas Venture

17) "Instead of trying to simulate the adult mind, why not rather try to simulates a child's? If this were subjected to an appropriate course of education, one would obtain the adult brain" - Alan Turing - Computer Science Pioneer

18) "We went from mainframes to desktops to laptops to tablets and phones. Everyone who thinks it will stop is wrong, it just keeps going down that curve, driven by Moore's Law." - Brian Krzanich - CEO, Intel

19) "A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing." - Emo Phillips - Comedian

20) Thank YOU!

: )
Mike Darnell
mi@vimi.co
@pop_art
http://vimi.co
http://facebook.com/digitalart

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2025 A Fool’s Odyssey - An Open Letter to My Teenage Girls ...Also A Brave & Hopeless Attempt At Predictions For The Near Future

  1. 1. 2025: A Fool’s Odyssey An Open Letter to My Teenage Girls Also A Brave & Hopeless Attempt At Predictions For The Near Future
  2. 2. “The idea that the future is unpredictable is undermined every day by the ease with which the past is explained” Daniel Kahneman - Nobel Laureate
  3. 3. “The Beatles have no future in show business” Dick Rowe - Decca Records 1962
  4. 4. “Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic.” Sir Arthur C. Clarke
  5. 5. “Under the right circumstances, groups are remarkably smart. Smarter even sometimes than the smartest people in them” James Surowiecki Journalist
  6. 6. “We already live in the future. It’s not like we’re waiting for something to happen, it’s just a matter of doing it.” Bre Pettis - Makerbot CEO
  7. 7. “My vision when we started Google 15 years ago was that eventually you wouldn’t have to have a search query at all, the information would just come to you as you needed it. This is the first form factor that can deliver that” Sergey Brin - Google Co-Founder
  8. 8. “Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we're doing.” Jimmy Wales - Wikipedia Co-Founder
  9. 9. “Within 5 to 10 years, most computers will look and feel just like these sheets of printed colour paper.” Roel Vertegaal - Human Media Lab Director
  10. 10. “We all live every day in virtual environments, defined by our ideas.” Michael Crichton - Author
  11. 11. “That’s the old way, that’s the old mantra: one machine, one human, one mouse, one screen. Well, that doesn’t really cut it anymore.” John Underkoffler - Oblong CEO
  12. 12. “When you think of any aspect of life or work, augmented reality is completely going to change how we do it.” Ori Inbar - AR Pioneer
  13. 13. “Suddenly you could see my left hand was talking to my brain again and it was magic” Dennis Aabo Sørensen Clinical Study Volunteer
  14. 14. “At bottom, robotics is about us. It’s the discipline of emulating our lives, of wondering how we work.” Rod Grupen Director of the Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics
  15. 15. “Look Ma! No Hands!” Everyone
  16. 16. “Big data is at the foundation of all of the megatrends that are happening today, from social to mobile to the cloud to gaming.” Chris Lynch - Partner at Atlas Venture
  17. 17. “Instead of trying to simulate the adult mind, why not rather try to simulates a child's? If this were subjected to an appropriate course of education, one would obtain the adult brain” Alan Turing - Computer Science Pioneer
  18. 18. “We went from mainframes to desktops to laptops to tablets and phones. Everyone who thinks it will stop is wrong, it just keeps going down that curve, driven by Moore's Law.” Brian Krzanich - CEO, Intel
  19. 19. “A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.” Emo Phillips - Comedian
  20. 20. Thank YOU! :) Mike Darnell mi@vimi.co @pop_art http://vimi.co http://facebook.com/digitalart

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