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10 Global Tech Trends Off the Mainstream Radar


I am often asked: ‘What are you watching now?’ This is a tougher question than it may seem, when one is watching hundreds of threads, in a larger number of pattern streams, with an overwhelming amount of detail. This week, I thought I’d boil down my current list to 10 and share them with our members


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Mark Anderson’s 2015 Predictions

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The Sony Hack And Nortel’s Demise

Piracy Vs. Crown Jewel Theft

At Mark discusses the impact of cyber espionage on the tech industry:

“In the last few years, we’ve seen a continued exponential increase in cyber attacks, with different purposes in mind: … listening to military communications, stealing customer IDs, and taking the greatest secrets held by corporations & governments – their “crown jewel” secrets.”

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Peak Pricing, Not Peak Oil

The most important economic prediction
of the decade

“$50/bbl should do it. … And since this will change almost everything in global economics, it seems worth sharing… I don’t think oil is ever coming back.”

- 7/12/14, Mark Anderson, SNS Global Report

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