posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 07:34 PM
originally posted by: MichiganSwampBuck
a reply to: djaybeetoo
I'm not down loading a pdf.
Can you give a summary or highlights?
Biggest defence worries are that globally spread out ethnic populations remain in communication through the internet and local issues lead to
protests/action where they are.
More women in front-line roles.
Failed and failing cities require more militarized police
Growing use of power stations increased the risk of nuclear materials getting into the hands of terrorists
Use of Big Data and powerful processors will mean that teachers will have more interactive classrooms
and that research students will study entire systems and not statistical samples of the population
Increased automation from robots/IT/3d printing reduces length of manufacturing chains and moves
Alternative currencies increases the ability to transfer funds anonymously
Globalisation make it impossible to individual countries to act alone
More human robots
production closer to the consumer
europe - increasing water scarcity
Middle East - ongoing volatility
China's growing power - global reach
Global warming/increased population - more disasters
Criminal use of space - jamming communications