Economic forecasts for 2009 seem to range from terrible to apocalyptic, so it's nice to hear some optimistic news from a prognosticator.
Mark Anderson, CEO and founder of Strategic News Service, spoke to more than 100 people at the monthly Technology Alliance Group Northwest meeting on Jan. 16. Anderson has been on the mark with bad news in the past -- he was talking about global liquidity problems back in February 2007 -- but many of his annual predictions are about technology and what is happening that will make the economy and our daily lives a little bit better.
At the TAG meeting Anderson unveiled his top predictions for 2009. Here are some of the ones he mentioned that involve technology: