We are present at the birth of bioengineering, biotechnology, genetic manipulation. Any profession that ignores these profound changes is destined to pay the price of extinction.
On a less dramatic note, if we are to provide the best possible service to the blind and visually impaired students we teach, then we have no choice except to stay abreast of technologies now, and as they develop. We have the added responsibility of mentally projecting into the future, so that we can anticipate change and be ready for it.
The electric fork test
Seven forces leading the revolution
Implications of future technological development
Implications for society
Implications for education
Presentation about the Future