What is the future of cryptocurrency? Has the smartphone peaked? When will robots come for our jobs? And most importantly, how do all these trends impact your business, investments and opportunities?
The rapid pace of technological change and uncertainty about what’s coming next can be disorientating and even frightening. Perhaps that’s why thousands of people waited in line to see renowned futurist Amy Webb reveal her 2018 Tech Trends report at the South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) in Austin last month.
If you missed out, we have you covered. Read the report or listen to the full presentation. Webb’s speech elaborated on not only the tech trends that will shape 2018, she also explained how they could lead to longer-term risks and opportunities for businesses, governments and society alike.
As founder of the Future Today Institute, and author of the bestselling book, “The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream” (2016), Amy Webb draws on meticulous research and evidence to surface weak signals, and then breaks them down for each sector of the economy. A professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, Webb is an acclaimed strategist who offers concrete advice to firms on what difficulties they are most likely to face and what steps they can take to ensure they are not carried off by the remorseless technological tide.