My friends are amazed that I'm optimistic about the future. They are more amazed that I think my kids will live in a better world that I did when I was in my thirties and fourties. Here's Peter Diamandis with some justification for this optimism:Peter Diamandis Says Eight Technologies Are Making the World Better. His eight are:
Networks and sensors
Business leaders should ask themselves, which of these technologies will disrupt our markets and products? Which can we leverage to improve our products and services? Which new industries can we serve? What can we add to the list?