It occurs to me that there has never been a safer time to guess what the future holds. On the one hand, imagining the technologies we will utilize is relatively straightforward.
On the other, everything else—how and where we work, the economy, the pandemic, and all the rest—points to such an uncertain year, prognosticators can hardly be blamed for miscalculations. All reports should include this disclaimer: “Data was collected in 2020, please be kind.”
With that in mind, here are the topics and trends I expect we’ll be discussing in 2021.