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A special report on the new middle classes in emerging markets: Burgeoning bourgeoisie | The Economist
"In practice, emerging markets may be said to have two middle classes. One consists of those who are middle class by any standard—ie, with an income between the average Brazilian and Italian. This group has the makings of a global class whose members have as much in common with each other as with the poor in their own countries. It is growing fast, but still makes up only a tenth of the developing world. You could call it the global middle class.
via:cityofsound  class  economics  trends  world  demographics  global  middleglass  emergineconomies  emerging 
february 2009 by robertogreco
ETech 2009 - O'Reilly Conferences, March 09 - 12, 2009, San Jose, CA
"Living, Reinvented: The Tech of Abundance and Constraints. ETech opens our eyes to the trends, tools and developments in emerging technology that demand our attention—demonstrating how technology can bring us closer to each other and to the world around us."

[some of the topics: *City Tech *Mobile & The Web *Geek Family *Nomadism & Shedworking * Sustainable Life * Life Hacking & Information Overload]
etech  sanjose  2009  future  technology  nomads  glvo  emerging  innovation  sustainability  events  conferences  lifehacks  mobile  phones  mobileweb  neo-nomads 
august 2008 by robertogreco
Becta Government & partners - Research - Introduction - Emerging technologies for learning: volume 3 (2008): article summaries
Growing up with Google: what it means to education; Mobile, wireless, connected: information clouds & learning; Location-based & context-aware education: prospects & perils; Emerging trends in serious games and virtual worlds...
future  becta  learning  education  arg  online  google  mobile  phones  wireless  location-based  context-aware  emerging  trends  games  gaming  play  gamechanging 
april 2008 by robertogreco
BBC NEWS | Technology | Wireless energy promise powers up
"A clean-cut vision of a future freed from the rat's nest of cables needed to power today's electronic gadgets has come one step closer to reality."
electricity  energy  power  wireless  technology  science  physics  emerging  gamechanging  networks  mobile  future  green 
october 2007 by robertogreco
Half an Hour: Ten Futures (pragmatic web, global intelligence, extended reality, mobility, human grid, smart obejects, holoselves...)
Mobility: "We will again in the future become a species of nomads, moving in tribes and herds through society, grazing on energy and information inputs as they become available."
future  technology  trends  web  web2.0  opinion  emerging  neo-nomads  nomads  mobile 
september 2007 by robertogreco
n m c : projects : Horizon Project
"The NMC's Emerging Technologies Initiative focuses on expanding the boundaries of teaching, learning and creative expression by creatively applying new tools in new contexts. The Horizon Project, the centerpiece of this initiative, charts the landscape o
academia  education  schools  emerging  technology  future  research  e-learning  online  internet  videogames  lcproject 
february 2007 by robertogreco

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