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Name: Brian Casey

From: Pennsylvania

Bio: User, web designer

Area of Expertise: Futurist/Consultant

Topic: Technology

Headline: The entertainment & information explosion

Nutshell: In the next few years, there will be another mid-'90s-like explosion.

Vision: Once companies regain realistic financial control of their organizations and decrease on Sarbanes Oxley costs, the internet will begin to shape our future again.

Cable will disappear as a broadcasting tool but will become a high-speed connectivity source. It will be hooked into our large plasma TV's, and we can play our own personalized stereo station designed for us by us. We will watch our own television station designed by us for us.

All areas of personal entertainment will be centered around the individual. All the components for this technology already exist, there just hasn't been a push to combine it all into one media source. You can today go and program your own radio station (yahoo), you can practically program your own TV station (tivo /on demand). On yahoo you can already program your own MTV music video channel.

We will soon be living in another exciting technology BOOM.

Date Submitted: 11/17/2004

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