Applied Technotopia

We scan the digital environment to examine the leading trends in emerging technology today to know more about future.


We have added a few indices around the site. Though we look to the future, we need to keep an eye on the present as well:

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The Institute for the Future released a report on future work skills that will be needed by 2020. They are:

  • Sense-making.
  • Social intelligence.
  • Novel and adaptive thinking.
  • Cross-cultural competency.
  • Computational thinking.
  • New-media literacy.
  • Transdisciplinarity.
  • Design mind-set.
  • Cognitive load management.
  • Virtual collaboration.

(Gigaom gives a quick breakdown)

The graphic below from that report highlights areas of focus:

Future Work Skills 2020

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    Are you prepared for...with these skills?
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    Pretty sure that none of these are being taught in business school. Actually, these sort of skills show the error of...
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    Does it make you hire-able in today’s world though?
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