What I like about these ideas is the kind of world that you imagine them creating.
(I’ve been working on one based the last point for a while now.)
IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives in the Next Five Years
— Energy saving solar technology will be built into asphalt, paint and windows
— You will have a crystal ball for your health
— You will talk to the Web . . . and the Web will talk back
— You will have your own digital shopping assistants
— Forgetting will become a distant memory
Of course, there is always the cynical side of this sort of futurism; I wonder what percentage of the world’s population will be able to take advantage of these?