Here's a round-up of 2012 cultural, tech, news and idea predictions from JWT, Marian Salzman - CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, The Guardian, Wired and iMediaConnection...
JWT: 10 Trends for 2012
JWT: 100 Things to Watch in 2012
The Big Little Book of Nexts: Trendspotting for 2012
The Guardian: How will technology influence the news in 2012?
Predicting the next year's news is a fool's errand, but looking at technological trends could give us a hint. Subjects covered: Social revolutionaries | Tools for repression | Information cartels | Patent insanity | Apple power | Mobile madness | Cloudy weather | Journalism's shame
Pic: Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Wired: 25 Big Ideas for 2012
Subjects covered: 3D Surfaces | Cloud Gaming | The New Haptics | Wireless Mind Control | Crowd Restoration| Epigenetics | Olympian Biomechanics | Open-sourced Construction | Drone Hacking| Robowriters | Neurocinema | Always on sousveillance
The 10 hottest media trends for 2012
Subjects covered: HTML5 | Mobile Rich Media | Facebook apps | Targeted Coupons | Social Buzz | Brands as Publishers | Dual Screening | Planet of the TV apps | Cross-media measurement | Audio watermarking