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We Are The Future

Quotation from The Futurist Magazine:

"4. The economy may become increasingly jobless, but there will be plenty of work. Many recently lost jobs may never come back. Rather than worry about unemployment, however, tomorrow’s workers will focus on developing a variety of skills that could keep them working productively and continuously, whether they have jobs or not. It’ll be about finding out what other people need done, and doing it, suggests financial advisor James H. Lee. "

and

"Corporate reputations will be even more important to maintain, due to the transparency that will come with augmented reality. In a “Rateocracy” as envisioned by management consultant Robert Moran, organizations’ reputations are quantified, and data could be included in geographically based information systems. You might choose one restaurant over another when your mobile augmented-reality app flashes warnings about health-department citations or poor customer reviews." er...aren't we there already?

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Furthermore

"Journalism may soon be taken over by nonjournalists.
People could become professional data collectors.
With more work done by freelancers, organizations will need full-time professionals to supervise them. Employers large and small will trim overhead to the bare minimum by keeping small cores of staff for only the most essential operations. Meanwhile, most of the nonessential work will be outsourced to freelance help. "

Ugh.

Kirsten Holmes wrote:
"Journalism may soon be taken over by nonjournalists.
People could become professional data collectors.
With more work done by freelancers, organizations will need full-time professionals to supervise them. Employers large and small will trim overhead to the bare minimum by keeping small cores of staff for only the most essential operations. Meanwhile, most of the nonessential work will be outsourced to freelance help. "

And look where that's gotten us.

Its given us "mommy bloggers," "artical writters," and content farmers who buy the illiterate works of the MBs and AWs and resell it for a higher price to "entrepreneurs" who think they can sit on their collective asses and make a fortune because some guy in some online magazine somewhere told them that they could.

The state of journalism and writing in this global marketplace continues to plummet to the point where people who can actually spell, and who know the difference between an adverb and an adjective in a logical sentence, are a rare commodity.

Sad.

The Future is Now

Kirsten Holmes wrote:
We Are The Future

The Future Is Now

How can we trust your

How can we trust your opinion? You wrote that in the past....

Right

-Darren- J. wrote:
How can we trust your opinion? You wrote that in the past....

Which makes now the future. (I think, right? Oh, I'm so confused.) Quest

I see in a not so distant

I see in a not so distant future that contractors are able to get the work done even before the client has posted it like in the movie "Minority Report" where Tom Cruise is able to nab the criminal even before he has committed the crime. Wink

Well, if the future is now I

Well, if the future is now I am just about history.

Maybe another 10years if i am lucky.