Mark Anderson is the technology commentator who runs Strategic News Service.
His trend spotting emails are subscribed to by some very influential people in the high-tech industry. The magazine Fortune once described him as one of the "100 smartest people we know".
At the end of every year, Mark Anderson takes a look ahead at ten of the key things he thinks will prove to be significant over the coming year.
Global Business hears some of the future predictions and looks back at some of the ones he made 12 months previously.