Friday, December 21, 2012

What to start in 2062: The 50-year start-up plan - Alastair Reynolds

"Our world is changing faster than ever and, in recent years, a number of transformative technologies have moved from science fiction and the R&D laboratory into the realm of practical application. Zurich recently commissioned research into how advancements in technology will affect SMEs – it found that over half (54%) of SMEs believe the high street as we currently know it will disappear in just eight years, being replaced by a ‘virtual’ equivalent." 3.5 out of 5