Predictions

My best attempt at being a futurist

Aaron Brazell

Tech Predictions for 2009

As we gear up for 2009, there remains many questions about the economy and the growth curve of the technology industry. As a team, we have come up with predictions for 2009. Ray Capece, Venture Files editor for Technosailor.com and I make our predictions. As always, these are predictions. Last year, we were dangerously accurate […]

Aaron Brazell

The Dickensian 2008: A Look Back

This year might be the strangest year ever. It roared in with news of Robert Scoble having his Facebook account suspended for utilizing scripts to sync data between Plaxo and Facebook in violation of Facebook’s Terms of Service. Of course, the year ends with Facebook opening up fbConnect in a way to share that same […]

Aaron Brazell

Pownce Dies, We Called It

The death of Pownce seems to have been a big news-getter. It’s unclear why except that star-power was behind the company (Kevin Rose of Digg, Ariel Waldman, Leah Culver). As noted in the myriad of echo chamber articles here, here, here, here, here and here (left unlinked because our policy is not to link to […]

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Venture Files Tech Predictions 2008

Well kids, its that time of year again. Resolutions and Predictions. As for resolutions, I need to lose weight but that will probably not happen so I will endeavor to breathe more regularly. I can definitely accomplish that. With that out of the way, let’s talk about Predicitions. From my posts last January here and […]

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Predictions 2007 – Gaming Industry

I don’t have alot on the gaming business right now. I might be burned out from the prediction thing. Nevertheless, there are three major things I am seeing that will happen in 2007. MMORPG’s are going to connect at a meta level. Someone is going to create a true metaverse where everyone will connect at […]

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2007 Predictions – Apple

There are tons of blogs doing predictions and Macworld rumor control. Macworld and the reactivation of the reality distortion field (RDF) will be in full effect in a few days. I take an approach that is different and looks more at obvious trends than wild guesses. To sum it up: Last year for Apple was […]