The next digital industrial revolution is already well under way. But it is not happening where technology visionaries or capital markets are generally looking. It is not a revolution just in technology, machinery, software, or speed.
I always like looking at what others are saying is going to happen in the coming 12 months.I know how it works. You have to produce a slides and you sit around thinking of all of the odds and sods of developments that you have heard about and put them into the mix as things 'to look out for' in the next year.
"When we're talking about the post-PC world, we're talking about a world where your new device, the devices that you use the most, need to be more portable, more personal, and dramatically easier to use than any PC has ever been." (Apple CEO Tim Cook)
2012, according to the Chinese calendar, is the Year of the Dragon. In Chinese tradition, each year is dedicated to a specific animal and predictions for 2012 are for a dragon-like year of excitement, unpredictability, exhilaration, and intensity.