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How to get Future Ready Now

How to get Future Ready Now

How are you getting “future ready” as multiple changes accelerate? Tech’s personal and business transformations are now spreading into populism, changed governments and societal-level policies. Because tech now alters everything, is there an alternate strategy for the best use of technology, other than today’s “corporation-first” winner-take-all model? When the dominant companies build out their winner-take-all world, will this “corporation-first” model produce [...]
Media and Publishing:  Regain World Leadership and Financial Prosperity

Media and Publishing: Regain World Leadership and Financial Prosperity

Today’s media and publishing companies:  Top 10 pain points Fortunes changed when technology rose and publishing companies started failing financially. The ad-based Internet business model is broken. By the first quarter of 2016, “85 cents of every new dollar spent in online advertising will go to Google or Facebook” (NY Times). Companies that depend on advertising are failing. Some of biggest pain points include: Except for […]

How could Amazon, Walmart or Alibaba lead the world?

How could Amazon, Walmart or Alibaba lead the world?

E-commerce grows from strength to strength: Amazon captured 39% of e-commerce revenues during the 2015 Christmas holiday season, which is larger than the next 21 online retailers combined.* In Alibaba’s biggest sales day of the year — Singles Day — it conducted the world’s biggest shopping spree with $12.6 billion in online transactions in one day.** Alibaba’s big day was about 4 times larger than Amazon’s […]

The next Stage: A Multi-Person, Social and Live Digital Earth

The next Stage: A Multi-Person, Social and Live Digital Earth

The Internet will outgrow information, text, social media and video. A new multi-person social and live Digital Earth will be normal. You're multi-person: You will have multiple Shared Spaces "presences" so you can be everywhere you want to be. You manage your "presence" so you're Active in only one Space and Inactive everywhere else. Or you can multi-space and be Active [...]
The morning of a day that feels normal. Until it isn’t.

The morning of a day that feels normal. Until it isn’t.

In the future your screens will follow you, keep you up to speed, informed and continuously connected. Our digital world will be more accessible and powerful than the physical world. Every day will still feel like every other day. Until it isn’t. One morning in the future… Dawn breaks slowly. You wake gently to melodies from an angelic harp, softly […]

Online games: Stinger’s Private Identity

Continuing the last excerpt, it takes extra steps to switch to a private identity… Having switched to his game identity of Stinger, Braxton dressed in jeans, running shoes and a hooded sweat shirt. He slipped a tranquilizing dart pen into a pocket in case he needed it, then patted it with a flourish. He washed his face with cold water, twirling […]

1.6.9 You control your digital realities (2:45 length)

INTERVIEWER: Am I going to have this new relationship with a vendor in which I decide who I want to have show up in my universe? DAN ABELOW: When you look at a screen, the things that you see on it are constructed. They’re placed there by various systems in the background. What you’re doing is you’re allowing vendors to […]

1.6.4 Could this increase economic growth? (3:59 length)

INTERVIEWER: I’m thinking of third world countries and what happened around telephone technology. They didn’t lay out land lines. They just went right to the cellular phone. Third World countries are dealing with very challenging issues that have nothing to do with technology. How does the Expandiverse help these countries move ahead in a way that they couldn’t in the […]

The Four Best Business Opportunities (video: 4:09)

INTERVIEWER: What are some of the ways a company can start using Expandiverse technology today? DAN ABELOW: So the real question is: What does the company want? What does that include, and when does it want it? After that, it becomes easy because there are four different stages. The first is what’s immediate. Do they want to add products and […]

AnthroTechtonics: How People will Change the World (video: 2:11)

INTERVIEWER: What is AnthroTechtonics? Will the world change people, or will people change the world? DAN ABELOW: AnthroTechtonics is really simple. It’s a marriage between Anthro, people, and Techtonics, which is large changes in the world, happening rapidly or over a period of time. But meaningful, substantial changes in the way the world works. The reason it’s a marriage of […]