Monthly Archives: December 2010

Holiday time!

That’s it – work done for the year. We’re heading off to Melbourne for Christmas with Victoria’s family, then up to a cabin in the rainforests of the Dandenongs for a week. I’m back to work on January 10, and looking forward to a fabulous 2011! I’ll be occasionally checking email or you can always

Continue reading Holiday time!

ExaTrend of the 2010s: Everything Media

Excerpt from the list of ExaTrends of the 2010s: EVERYTHING MEDIA What we knew as media has exploded far beyond its traditional boundaries to encompass most social activity, how organizations function, and indeed the creation of almost all economic value. Even as newspaper extinction proceeds apace, the best media operators will thrive.. See the full

Continue reading ExaTrend of the 2010s: Everything Media

I just caught up for a coffee with Nick Love, head of MySpace and IGN Australia. I haven’t been following MySpace closely for a while, so it was interesting to hear how it has repositioned. Here are a few thoughts and pointers from public information. As it happens AllThingsD yesterday put up an interesting article

Continue reading MySpace’s new strategy: building a new and valuable space in social content

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Continuing my sequence of top posts from this year, today I have selected the 10 most popular and interesting posts on social media I’ve written this year. 1. We are fast learning how to create “enhanced serendipity” Reflections on the meaning of serendipity and why it essential we strive to enhance it. “Serendipity is one

Continue reading Top 10 posts of the year on social media

ExaTrend of the 2010s: Energy Switch

Excerpt from the list of ExaTrends of the 2010s: ENERGY SWITCH The way we use energy will change faster than ever before in human history. Renewable energy sources, electric cars, and strict energy accounting, driven in part by carbon taxes on fossil fuels, will transform transportation and large chunks of the economy, faster than we

Continue reading ExaTrend of the 2010s: Energy Switch

11 themes of the Zeitgeist for 2011

Our recently launch Map of the Decade triptych comprised three parts: the Map of the Decade, details on the ExaTrends of the Decade, and the 11 themes of the Zeitgeist for 2011. I think may have been a mistake to put the Map of the Decade and Zeitgeist themes in the one document, as many

Continue reading 11 themes of the Zeitgeist for 2011

ExaTrend of the 2010s: Economic Power Shift

Excerpt from the list of ExaTrends of the 2010s: ECONOMIC POWER SHIFT The sheer weight of China’s burgeoning economy together with India’s rise will change the business world’s center of gravity. The Far East will fund the continued profligate spending of the West. The weightless economy based on innovation, media, and professional services will dominate

Continue reading ExaTrend of the 2010s: Economic Power Shift

Highlights from 2010: Keynote speech videos, slides, and reviews

Continuing a series of review posts of 2010, here are notes from some of my keynotes this year. Given how intense my speaking schedule has been this year I have only been able to blog about a fraction of them. Here are a selection of blog content from my keynotes in 2010 in chronological order.

Continue reading Highlights from 2010: Keynote speech videos, slides, and reviews

ExaTrend of the 2010s: Demographic Crunch

Excerpt from the list of ExaTrends of the 2010s: DEMOGRAPHIC CRUNCH Many developed nations will start hitting the wall in their ability to support their elderly. The contrast with the rapid growth of developing nations will bring into focus the turn in economic fortunes. The inevitable result is mass migration, licit or illicit. See the

Continue reading ExaTrend of the 2010s: Demographic Crunch

Our 6 favorite infographics of 2010

I’ll try to fit in a few summary posts from the year before I head off for holidays. To kick off here are our favorite infographics that we’ve launched this year, in chronological order. Click on the images for the original posts. Quite a few of these got a lot of attention! Crowdsourcing Landscape

ExaTrend of the 2010s: Culture Jamming

Excerpt from the list of ExaTrends of the 2010s: CULTURE JAMMING Remix culture will surge, with everybody taking and jamming up slices of everything and anything to express themselves, while intellectual property law fails to keep pace. Every culture on the planet will reach everywhere – the only culture we will know is a global

Continue reading ExaTrend of the 2010s: Culture Jamming

TechCrunch has reported (and close-as-dammit confirmed) that Yahoo! will close down Delicious. If so, it’s close to a tragedy. Social bookmarks have been one of the defining aspects of Web 2.0. As described in our Web 2.0 Framework, sharing in very simple ways can create value for many. It is a simple step to take

Continue reading Delicious will be shut down. What to do and 6 major alternatives for social bookmarking.

AHT GROUP VENTURES & FEATURED CONTENT

http://ahtgroup.com/
http://www.futureexploration.net/
http://rossdawson.com/
http://crowdsourcingresults.com/
http://rossdawsonblog.com/weblog/archives/2011/01/zeitgeist-2011-anxiety-mobility-blending-indulgence-immersion-wrath-nudity-and-more.html
http://smetechnologyforum.com/
http://ideavisualization.net/
http://rossdawsonblog.com/
http://rossdawsonblog.com/weblog/archives/2010/12/map_of_the_deca.html

About the Blog author

Ross Dawson Photo

Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading futurist, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, strategy advisor, and bestselling author. He is Founding Chairman of AHT Group, which consists of 3 companies: consulting, publishing, and ventures firm Advanced Human Technologies, future and strategy firm Future Exploration Network, and events company The Insight Exchange.

Ross is author most recently of Getting Results From Crowds, the prescient Living Networks, which anticipated the social network revolution, the Amazon.com bestseller Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships, and Implementing Enterprise 2.0. (click on the links for free chapter downloads). He is based in Sydney and San Francisco with his wife jewellery designer Victoria Buckley and two beautiful young daughters.

Contact me

Twitter

Facebook

Google+

Go to main blog page

FEATURED WEBSITE

RossDason.com

RECENT MOST DISCUSSED

  • None found

Subscribe

 RSS

Archives