Category Archives: 2014 Trends

A Generation on Fire

“The American Psychological Association released a report in 2013 that found the millennial generation – those aged 18-34 – had a higher rate of stress (5.4 out of 10) than the U.S. population as a whole (4.9). Moreover, nearly 40 … Continue reading

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Emerging tech timeline

If you want to print, this is the file to use. Also very final version. We are printing one 3m x 2m for an emerging tech conference at Imperial so good for larger sizes. PDF download here (3.8 meg) EmergingScienceTech-FINAL

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2014 Trends

Nice article in todays edition of Metro about what to expect in 2014. Ponderings from myself, IanPearson and James Bellini. Article here. BTW, nice slideshow here from Ross Dawson about why 2014 is the year of the crunch – when … Continue reading

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2014 Trends

                  Facebook Fatigue If someone came up to you on the street and asked you for personal information would you give it to them? And what if they asked about your daily … Continue reading

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2014 Trends

              Political populism Fed up with corrupt politicians, out dated and unfair candidate selection methods and unpopular economic policies, people across the world are becoming more distrustful than ever of professional politicians. Within Europe, … Continue reading

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Trends for 2014

  Self-Monitoring Self-monitoring (or self-tracking) links to big data, life logging and the quantified self movement. The trend started in the US, with sports and fitness fanatics using wearable sensors to measure things such as how far they’d run, but … Continue reading

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2014 Key Trends

  Big Data Big Data is going to be big in 2014. The idea is hardly new, but investments are growing alongside understanding and as a result I’d expect traction to kick in this year. Big data, which is linked … Continue reading

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Top Trends for 2014

                1. Real & Raw Digitalisation and virtualisation, and the resultant dizziness and remoteness of everyday life, are creating a growing interest in things that are local, slow, real and raw. The localisation, … Continue reading

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