Entrepreneur, writer and commentator Jason Hope is often seen in the news media as someone who predicts the future. Otherwise known as a ‘futurist’, Jason Hope looks at what is happening in the tech industry today, and predicts what may happen tomorrow because of it.
One of the things Jason Hope has been interested in over the last few years is something called the Internet of Things. The belief that devices that are inter-connected are going to become such an important thing over the next few decades, every home will eventually be run off devices on the same network.
Hope believes devices such as mobile phones and computers will soon be running everything in our home. From turning on our kitchen appliances to running alarm systems, turning on garden sprinkler systems, heating systems and lights and even starting up our cars on cold winter mornings before we leave the house and more information click here.
All of this will be done at the touch of a button due to each device in our homes being connected to every other.
Hope also believes, not only will homes benefit but business too as major corporations start to invest in this type of technology. He foresees businesses becoming so invested in it that it will eventually change how they do business completely and learn more about Jason.
Jason Hope is not just a futurist, however, as he also looks at the Internet of Things and how it can benefit people as a whole. He points to the current inter-connectedness we have of devices and public transportation, and how that has been used to move buses to safer routes when the weather is bad or to change planned routes when traffic is bad and Jason’s lacrosse camp.
Hope became interested in technology and its impact on the future after graduating with a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
Since then, among other things, he has founded his own successful text messaging company, and donated millions of dollars to fund research into futuristic projects such as ways to stop aging through the SENS Research Foundation.
Jason Hope also writes for online tech magazines like Tech.com, where he concentrates on informing the readership about the Internet of Things, tech industry trends and what he thinks are the trends we should all be taking seriously and his Website.