2012 Trend Predictions | Culture, Tech, Ideas

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 revolutionariesTools for repression | Information cartelsPatent insanity | Apple power | Mobile madness | Cloudy weatherJournalism'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 RestorationEpigenetics | Olympian Biomechanics Open-sourced Construction | Drone HackingRobowriters | Neurocinema | Always on sousveillance

Pic: Robowriters

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