Chip Shot: Intel Shares 2012 Technology Trends

As 2011 draws to a close, Intel Corporation leaders and tech industry futurists have taken a look into their high-tech crystal balls to anticipate what technological trends will likely stand out next year. For example, “2012 is the year when consumers’ desire to make things goes mainstream – rather than the gamefication of things, we can talk about the ‘Etsy*-ifcation’ of things. Creating, DIY, making,” Genevieve Bell, cultural anthropologist and director of interaction and experience research, Intel Corporation said. See more technology trends for 2012.