The Growth Weekly - Gartner's top 10 strategic predictions for 2017, smart clothing and the economics of machine intelligence

Good afternoon! Welcome to issue #8 of the Growth Weekly, with the best growth reads we found this we
The Growth Weekly - Gartner's top 10 strategic predictions for 2017, smart clothing and the economics of machine intelligence
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #8
Good afternoon! Welcome to issue #8 of the Growth Weekly, with the best growth reads we found this week.
As we approach the end of the year, blogs and writers start to look forward to 2017 and beyond. Included in this issue you will find Gartner’s top 10 strategic predictions for 2017, well worth a read. Enjoy.

Outlook
Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Predictions For 2017 And Beyond
Gartner’s top strategic predictions for 2017 and beyond describe not only the disruptive effects of digital business innovation but how secondary ripple effects will often prove to be more disruptive than the original disruption.
2021: Five years into the future with 10 top leaders
For their anniversary, The Verge asked 10 of the smartest, most interesting and influential people to describe our lives in 2021 - and the many ways technology, science and transportation will change.
4 marketing innovations headed to brick-and-mortar retail in 2017
A look at the marketing advances that are expected to shape brick-and-mortar retail in the coming year.
Innovation
The tech that will feed the world
Twenty years from now, the most important tool for putting food on your table won’t be a harvester, combine or a plow. It will be a piece of software.
Forget wearables. Designers are starting to make clothing that connects directly to the internet
Internet-connected clothes are already being made, but only in scattered experiments so far. From automatic communication between your jacket and washing machine to storing travel data in your sleeve. The possibilities are exciting.
The Simple Economics of Machine Intelligence
Technological revolutions tend to involve some important activity becoming cheap, like the cost of communication or finding information. Machine intelligence is, in its essence, a prediction technology, so the economic shift will center around a drop in the cost of prediction.
Cool Stuff
Folding bike helmet wins James Dyson design award | Life and style | The Guardian
International prize goes to US designer who was worried about using bike-hire schemes without a helmet.
How mixed reality and machine learning are driving innovation in farming  |  TechCrunch
The first industrial revolution helped us go from the fields to the cities with the productivity gains from machine farming. This industrial revolution is using machine learning and other digital “implements” to take farming even further — and to feed the world.
Enjoy your week. Keep growing.
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