If only I had a teleporter…

Posted in: technology- Jan 30, 2012 Comments Off on If only I had a teleporter…

We are on the brink of unimaginable technological change. The predictable acceleration of hardware, connectivity and sensors coupled with an unforeseen plethora of new business models and the need to tackle problems on a global scale leaves me optimistic about the coming decades.—M. Zappa

You might want to sit down for this one.

Technology. There is no longer a clear division of where it begins and where it ends. It’s a cloud, a limb, it’s in your dreams. Technology has become all-pervasive, with countless applications in as many industries. So where are we headed? What will be the smartphone of 2040?

Michell Zappa has created an interactive table that maps out existing technologies and pairs them with emerging trends in an attempt to predict where and what we’ll be doing in the coming decades*.

So take a seat and get ready for the ride.

*I’m just excited to finally get my teleporter!