Envisioning Emerging Technology for 2012 and Beyond
If you thought humankind had reached the pinnacle of intellect with cloud computing you would be sorely mistake. The Envisioning Emerging Technology for 2012 and Beyond, interactive infographic explores potential emerging technology in 11 different categories. These categories include artificial intelligence, Internet, interfaces, sensors, ubicomp, robotics, biotech, materials energy and space. The final column shows quantitative forecasts by year, where available. For example, by clicking on the “synthetic blood” bubble in the biotech column, you can read about an idea for an alternative to blood transfusions slated for 2018. A wealth of theoretical and hypothetical ideas can be found in this interactive infographic, we can only hope some of these come to pass.