Trends Issue 051 - July 2007

The Great "Stock Market Bubble" of China

The Chinese stock market is red-hot and apparently on the verge of melting down. Yet, Chinese and foreign...

The Great "Stock Market Bubble" of China
published on: Jul 15, 2007

The Transformational Potential of Mesh Networks

Many of the trends highlighted in this issue depend on low-cost, ubiquitous bandwidth.  To enable these trends, and...

The Transformational Potential of Mesh Networks
published on: Jul 15, 2007

A Car Next to Every Hut

Automakers are now poised at an inflection point of mammoth proportions. As the Trends Editors explained in 2003,...

A Car Next to Every Hut
published on: Jul 15, 2007

The Boom in Network Business Models

As the Trends editors explained in the period leading up to the “tech wreck,” a certain class of business...

The Boom in Network Business Models
published on: Jul 15, 2007

Educational Gaming Has All the Right "MUVEs"

What’s the best way to train employees and students who’d rather spend their days playing video games than...

Educational Gaming Has All the Right "MUVEs"
published on: Jul 15, 2007

Network Data Mining

Tracking online word-of-mouth and gossip in chat rooms as early signals of change has become the Holy Grail for...

Network Data Mining
published on: Jul 15, 2007

Driving on the Information Super Highway

Telematics already resides in most of our cars as a value-added service that some of us love and others totally...

Driving on the Information Super Highway
published on: Jul 15, 2007