The Future of the Internet III

Technology stakeholders and critics were asked in an online
survey to assess scenarios about the future social, political, and
economic impact of the Internet and they said the following:
• The mobile device will be the primary connection tool
to the Internet for most people in the world in 2020.
• The transparency of people and organizations will
increase, but that will not necessarily yield more personal
integrity, social tolerance, or forgiveness.
• Voice recognition and touch user-interfaces with the

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The Future of the Internet II

Hundreds of internet leaders, activists, builders and commentators were asked about the
effect of the internet on social, political and economic life in the year 2020. The views of
the 742 respondents who completed this survey were varied; there is general agreement
about how technology might evolve, but there is less agreement among these respondents
about the impact of this evolution.
Reacting to several scenarios constructed by the Pew Internet & American Life Project,

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The Evolving Internet: Driving forces, uncertainties and four scenarios to 2025

It’s 2025. Imagine that the Internet has underpinned
a new wave of global prosperity. It is now
as central to the lives and opportunities of people
in the outskirts of Mexico City and rural Sri
Lanka as it is to people in Tokyo, New York, and
London. Myriad new applications cater to most
of the world’s population and to businesses of all
sizes and shapes.
Or maybe not.
Maybe the Internet has become a victim of its
own success, with the explosion of Internet
products and services now a source of frustration

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The future of journalism: Life in the clickstream

This year, The Alliance launched a major initiative, the Future of Journalism, which aims,
through industry research and regular events involving executives, journalists, academics
and commentators, to build an accurate picture of the extent and pace of industry change,
to manage that change for the benefit of the whole industry and journalists in particular.
How will newsrooms look? How will journalists’ jobs change with technology and
business conditions? How will journalism itself change? There is no doubt that some new

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Tv

Three scenarios for TV in 2015

By offering three visions of the future of television through 2015, this article
aims to highlight some of the socio-economic changes that the television sector may
experience in the long term. It highlights the structuring impact that PVR could have on the
sector, as well as the upheavals that may arise from a new paradigm of internet TV. It also
highlights the options now open to TV channel operators wishing to set up a mobile TV
service and the threats facing mobile telecommunications operators in the development of
this market as a result.

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