Table of Contents: Imagine a New Future
Expand your mind to expand your future.
Journey 1—Futures: Report from Our Future, the Journey to Our Full Potentials
One day greatness will be in our grasp. Why wait generations? Can we reach it now by using new technology to accelerate into a Digital Earth?
Preface: If our future is digital, what will be the biggest advance?
Can we build a Digital Earth today that includes everyone, and helps everyone rise?
Chapter 1.1: Is change the new Big?
Who will really win the future?
Chapter 1.2: The journey to our full potentials
An Age of Crisis is coming. To deal with it, can we reach our full potentials before it arrives?
Chapter 1.3: Will greatness be the new normal?
Can we rise above today’s ceilings? Could greatness for everyone become normal?
Chapter 1.4: Your devices will have no limits. Neither will you.
Could your next device be the doorway to an unlimited personal world?
Chapter 1.5: Property self-security: Enjoy a well-protected life and world
Could the future of security be safer lives we can each control?
Chapter 1.6: Digital boundaries: Construct the life you want
Could you make your life and world become what you want?
Chapter 1.7: When and how will everyone win? When tech upgrades the economy
Could tech upgrade the economy so everyone could be a winner?
Journey 2—Actives: Active Knowledge and the Future of Search, Commerce and Society
How can we ascend to the greatness in all of us? We are wirelessly surrounded by the humanity’s best knowledge, tools and abilities — but they are disconnected from what we do.
New technology can make answers—like “best next steps,” switching to the best tool, and continuous collaborations—on our screens, in our hands and part of how we live. Instead of the expensive interruption of schools and classes, learning is life and life is learning.
When everyone knows everything and can do anything, will we keep dreaming like today, or will we become our dreams?
Chapter 2.1: Active Knowledge: A new future where everyone wins
How could everyone reach for their own greatness?
Chapter 2.2: The future of Search: Stop searching. Info will find you.
Instead of needing to search, how well will you succeed when the information you need finds you?
Chapter 2.3: Active Commerce: If you consume, you win.
Instead of shopping or online stores, could “your best choices” always be part of every step you take?
Chapter 2.4: Active Resources: Buy your own or universal access
How could everyone in the world use the world’s best technology products, services and resources — so everyone can rise to the top of society?
Chapter 2.5: AnthroTechtonics: What if everyone improves all the time?
Could we become a world where everyone can improve all the time, regardless of their education level?
Journey 3—Expansions: The Day the World Expanded with Breakaways from Today’s Limits
It’s hard to imagine that the digital world has only just begun. What will a normal day be like on our advanced Digital Earth? Here’s the expanded world you should imagine next: Re-opened lives, work, jobs, economy, crisis solutions, entertainment and reality.
Chapter 3.1: Shared Planetary Life Spaces: A new day. Together.
What will it be like when we flip the switch from on/off connections to a continuously connected Digital Earth?
Chapter 3.2: The future of companies: Operate without limits
How companies will operate in a continuously “on” digital world.
Chapter 3.3: In the economy: A high-velocity, flourishing world
How instantly and productively could a fully digital economy operate?
Chapter 3.4: In a crisis: Retrain today’s world for tomorrow
As we approach an Age of Crisis, could a digital world outperform its threats?
Chapter 3.5: In entertainment: Everyone gets the whole world
Could tomorrow’s new entertainment media make the whole world yours?
Chapter 3.6: The future of reality: A new and open frontier
How will you change your everyday life when you can control your reality?
Journey 4—Protections: Will Privacy and Control be Top-down, Bottom-up or… Everyone?
Will freedom survive surveillance that surrounds us every second? This fully digital world adds new technology that puts you in control of your privacy. In the future you’ll decide who you are, where you are and who can see you. (Oh, and who can’t.) It’s less company town, less police state and more your ultimate, futuristic “you’re the one with control.”
Chapter 4.1: The future of freedom: Crisis, greatness or both?
Will the future of freedom be crisis, lock-down, greatness or all of them?
Chapter 4.2: Digital barbed wire puts you in control
Could new digital boundaries move everyone to the top, in control?
Chapter 4.3: When your mind becomes your property, what will you do with it?
If your mind were your property, whose world would you live in?
Chapter 4.4: What limits government in a fully digital world?
What’s the role of government in tomorrow’s trans-border digital worlds?
Chapter 4.5: Digital Governances: New ways to succeed together
In a world where government has limits, could digital governances offer new ways to succeed?
Chapter 4.6: Eat what comes naturally: Digital human services in the future
Could human services come from what we choose, instead of what we’re told we’ll get?
Chapter 4.7: The future of identity: Defeat death and expand privacy
Could digital identities help us expand beyond life’s limits, while increasing our privacy?
Journey 5—Transitions: Continuous Innovation will be both Origin and Destination
Could we develop a world culture without limits, with an expanding number of ways to reach the many kinds of greatness in all of us? If our digital world delivers the world’s best to everyone, being connected will mean being at the top of the world in the ways we each choose. For everyone, all the time, for everything they want to become — we will add the Digital Earth where everyone can reach for their dreams.
Chapter 5.1: Where are we in the Digital Revolution?
We think we’re so advanced, but are we really just beginning?
Chapter 5.2: The darkest hour is before the dawn… Of tomorrow’s Digital World
Where’s the great future that should be possible with our advanced technology and abilities?
Chapter 5.3: We think we’ve arrived, but today is only a glimpse of our digital future
In a more powerful digital world, could everyone succeed and reach the top of society?
Chapter 5.4: Will the whole world become your digital world? And vice-versa?
Could your life’s dreams and the world’s treasures be as close as your screens, no longer limited to the world’s wealthy elites?
Chapter 5.5: A new world culture without limits
Will economic and market size growth take off on a scale never before imagined, by starting universal prosperity?
Journey 6—Arrivals: How will we get there? When Some People-First Companies Lead
Fierce competition between major corporate leaders will force a First Mover breakaway by one or more global companies. First to lead their industry to a people-first planet. Then by scaling to a Global Digital Transformation, they will help lead the world.
Expandiverse Technology provides Roadmaps, IP, Strategy, Products and Services that could enable years and decades of leadership. The big question is when leading companies will see this freight train barreling toward them and secure this role and leadership before their competitors — who could block their using this if competitors capture it first.
Chapter 6.1: Tomorrow’s digital life: How far can you expand?
When you have the freedom to choose, will you choose a technology future where others control you, or where you’re in control?
Chapter 6.2: Transform the Earth into a Successful Planet
Could the world’s biggest business opportunity be transforming the planet into a Digital Earth that helps everyone succeed?
Chapter 6.3: Four ways to defeat competitors and capture tomorrow’s markets
Breakaway strategies — how could your company defeat competitors and capture your industry?
Chapter 6.4: Virtual Teleportals: Can we kick-start a Digital Earth quickly?
Is there a way to kick-start a digital planet, and seize its competitive advantages sooner?
Chapter 6.5: With new technology, could today’s greatness become normal?
As our Crisis of Success grows, when will we embark on a Journey to Greatness to become the far more powerful and capable people who can live well on a Digital Earth?
Dan Abelow is an independent inventor, author, speaker and technology consultant. His previous patents have been licensed by over 500 corporations that include Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung Electronics and others. He holds degrees from Harvard and the Wharton School.
The Expandiverse is new technology to simultaneously solve personal, economic and societal problems worldwide. Within months after its first patent issued, it was cited over 450 times by subsequent patents.
The Expandiverse vision is a people-first Digital Earth that includes:
- A Global Digital Transformation that eclipses individual company transformations, by developing personal and planetary success.
- Personal Exponential Growth begins, so everyone can rise to Personal Greatness and start Universal Prosperity. This accelerates growth throughout continuously connected markets and supply chains.
- Partnership Capitalism shifts Adam Smith’s “invisible hand of the marketplace” (from 1776) to the “visible hand of digital consumers.” When people use Digital Boundaries, customer-centered companies can respond accurately. People receive Journeys to Quality Lives.
- A small number of winner-take-all companies can drive this Expandiverse transformation. Your company can use this to lead your Industries, then scale that to lead a people-first Digital Earth.
Industry Roadmaps, Executive Briefings and Foresight Examples are at the Digital Earth 2025 website.
Expandiverse Technology and Services are at the Expandiverse website.
Can you envision a world where tech helps everyone succeed and prosper? If yes, can you share this with senior executives who may want to lead a people-first Digital Earth and its Digital Economy?
Get in touch. Let’s discuss how you and your company can improve lives and fortunes everywhere, and lead our planet.
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