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Sabin Muntean

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


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What is the next big thing?

In all fields of science we are continously broadening our horizon, we learn more and more about the world and ourselves and use this knowledge to discover, invent and improve.

Inspired by TED 2011's motto "The Rediscovery of Wonder", my question to you is - of all the current developments, which do you think will be the next big thing?

Providing links to TED talks or other sources of information would be very nice.


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    Oct 8 2011: The convergence of social networking, mobile communications, and personal tracking (health, activities, etc). Hardware getting smaller, cheaper, faster, more powerful, and it's only a matter of time before we have our automated social networking, phone, applications and health trackers available in something very small, lightweight (possibly worn on the wrist for convenience), and all that.

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