Sunday, October 30, 2005

Internet and Technology Trends in Germany

The german edition of Technology Review comissioned a Delphi study on long term technology trends in Germany. The (german) report about the study can be read here.

Asked about technology trends that are important for Germany the experts said nanotechnology (81%), medicine technolgy (79%) and automation technology (70%). On the last place came - and that is why I'm writing it here - "Internet technology" (which I would assume to include the semantic web). It is worrying that only very few experts seem to belive that there is a great potential in internet technology (at least for Germany)