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Through the lens: megatrends shaping our future

The Planning Institute of Australia recently launched a new policy platform Journey Towards 50 million. The first phase is the release of the advocacy document  121 more words

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Megatrends: HP’s future technology vision

I recently sat down with HP Labs for Part 1 of a five-part series to discuss HP’s future technology vision, and how key global forces known as Megatrends are being used to shape that vision and our future. 280 more words


Hot Topic - PwC Megatrends

As part of its attempt to provide insightful information, PwC produces articles and reports relating to 5 Megatrends which they consider to be the most disruptive changes to the economy and society in the coming years. 344 more words


Book review: the rising tide and urban insurgency

Out of the Mountains by David Kilcullen

‘Do not try to do too much with your own hands. Better the Arabs do it tolerably than you do it perfectly. 1,146 more words

Australia - Six megatrends for jobs and employment markets over the coming twenty years

The study has identified six megatrends for jobs and employment markets over the coming twenty years.

  1. The second half of the chessboard

The explosion in device connectivity, data volumes and computing speed, combined with rapid advances in automated systems and artificial intelligence means that robotic devices can perform many tasks more quickly, safely and efficiently than humans. 637 more words


Murdering literature

“When you have eliminated the impossible,
whatever remains, however improbable,
must be the truth.”
-Sherlock Holmes (Conan Doyle),
in the Sign of Four, 1890.

The stories of Sherlock Holmes came to us as the first fascinating jolt that the world of grownups was sensible after all, as a tantalizing promise that growing up could be worthwhile too, and also as a hair raising awareness that life was awash with cunning, evil forces, although conquerable by the power of reason. 1,972 more words

Signs Of Times

This entry was originally posted on the CloudSource blog on December 2011

Often I receive questions about why a larger enterprise, having its own IT department, should seriously look at…

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