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Unlocked iPhones Are A-OK with Apple: Mark Anderson Right Again

June 8th, 2008 · No Comments · Future in Review

At the recent Future in Review conference, Mark Anderson reiterated a prediction he made back in April in his SNS newsletter. In the April 28 issue, he commented on how Apple is cleaning up on the iPhone, as Nokia and Motorola are on the ropes. The only problem? The lockup with AT&T is a key […]

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Mark Anderson on NPR today: The Future of Firefighting

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Events, Future in Review

One of the main activities at the Future in Review conference was analysis and diagnosis of approaches to fighting fires.  Since we were in San Diego, where there were significant wildfires last year and many homes were lost — Anderson brought together some of the industry’s top CTOs to discuss how technology could be leveraged […]

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Why Mark Anderson and I think an Obama Presidency Could Mean Less Expensive Oil (for the short term at least)

May 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment · Economics

Mark Anderson is the host of of the Future in Review conference and is best known for his powers of prediction. He is credited with being the first to predict $100 a barrel oil — something that seemed pretty crazy at the time. He stuck his neck out yet again tonight, by making a prediction […]

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Off to the Future in Review Conference

May 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Travel

Can hardly wait to get to sunny San Diego to attend the FiRe (Future in Review) conference. I went to last year’s event at the Del Coronado in San Diego and it was invigorating to say the least. Based on the guest list, I hope to get caught up with Scoble and look to interview some of the trendsetters […]

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