Forbes has recently published a package of articles on predictions for life in the year 2020, and their social media wing emailed me to publish the links, so here they are! 2010 is a good year to make predictions for 2015 and 2020. If you want to be a futurist in 2015 or 2020, start now with some predictions! Anyway, here is the blurb and links:
You will be healthier. Your technology will be more human. You will fight to keep your job. You will walk to work. There will be nowhere to hide. Your life is about to change.
Transportation in 2020
In 10 years, your commute will be short, cheap and, dare we say, fun.
The Classroom In 2020
The next decade will bring an end to school as we know it.
Your Choice In 2020
How big computing will make every action a transaction.
Your Computer In 2020
Traditional computers are disappearing; human beings themselves are becoming information augmented.
Your Home In 2020
Goodbye, McMansions. In 2020 we’ll build for the triple bottom line: people, planet as well as profit.
Your Job In 2020
In 2020 you will fight to keep your job.
Your Diet In 2020
In 2020 you will finally start taking care of yourself.
Your Health In 2020
Passive patients will become empowered participants.
Social networks change the way we look at the world and introduce new economic incentives.