IBM unveils its fifth annual “Next Five in Five” — a list of innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years.
1. Linking all of the simple sensors in cellphones and other devices to provide a realtime view of the world for scientists
2. 3D hologram conferencing
3. Metal air batteries and static electricity harvesting
4. Computers will help energize the city (cogeneration using waste heat from datacenters)
5. Personalized commutes
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Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
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