Emerging Trends in the Future of Technology

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft

Have all of the great technology companies already been created? Not even close, insists Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s CEO. The only thing for certain in the future of technology is its dynamism, and that the names and the players are always changing. Ballmer points to smart displays and better human-computer interaction as future areas of exploration. He credits software with having impact on the future of energy, environmental science, and other fields.