swissnex San Francisco staff predictions for 2015.
They are already greeting and carrying out customer transactions in Palo Alto, California. We expect to see more of that in 2015.
Oculus and Google will release VR headsets for consumers.
(as described by MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito).
In March, 2014, the Los Angeles Times became the first paper to publish a story by the Quakebot algorithm, which takes US Geological Survey earthquake alert info and fills in a pre-written template. This will surely spread.
Expect to see social turmoil and employee exploitation push back on early startup success in the tech sector.
(e.g. incremental commercial coverage for Lyft and Uber drivers).