Nice article on PSFK discussing Samsung’s SmartThings Future Living Report:
With the rise of trends like drones, wearables, virtual reality and the Internet of Things offering glimpses into the prospective future, technology isn’t only enriching the now, but enchanting the very thought of the ‘will be.’ If fully automated drones and cars will be piloting the skies and roads of tomorrow, broadcasting Wi-Fi to our smartstoves that know when and what to prepare the moment we wake up, what will the day after look like? Samsung IoT firm SmartThings has painted a picture of what the future will look like by commissioning academics and futurologists to describe the now, 100 years from now, in The SmartThings Future Living Report.
“We are faced with a new game-changer—known as The Internet of Things—and like the Internet before it, its evolution is set to reach a phenomenal speed. The Internet allowed all of us to connect as a single collective brain—this global and inter-connected intelligence can now encompass the material world, opening up endless possibilities. So given the advances already in motion now, what can we expect to see in 100 years time? How will we live? How will we work? How will we relax? With so much more scope for what can be achieved than ever before, is the sky the limit?” asks the report’s coauthor Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock.
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