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The Future of Analytics – What Will We See Next?

The best way to predict the future is to make it.

—Peter Drucker

I have enjoyed meeting people who make a regular practice of mentally living in, and predicting, the future. Two of my favorite people in the world who do this on a regular basis are Larry Smarr and Mark Anderson. Both Larry and Mark are incredibly accurate at seeing what the future state will be; they are, in effect, prescient.

Larry is the founding Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) and holds the Harry E. Gruber professorship in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at UCSD's Jacobs School.

Larry has made a living out of looking forward, seeing the future, ...

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