Friday, November 6, 2009

Ian Goldin: What Will the World Be Like in 2030?

In just seven packed minutes, Professor Ian Goldin of Oxford's 21st Century School (founded by British technology guru James Martin) sums up the experts' consensus about the forces that are driving change today, and which are converging so fast that the world will look completely different by 2030. He backs up his analysis with a lot of fascinating charts and animations, so I recommend watching this talk in its high-res version if you have the software (Windows Media or Apple Quicktime) required:

You may read more about Ian Goldin here; see also this page. The high-res version of his talk, along with other formats, may be downloaded from this page.

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