* I think that NoSQL is a little overhyped. Most experienced developers I know are not that excited about it because they see the disadvantages and are less prone to immediately hopping onto any bandwagon they see. That being said, it can be beneficial in certain contexts.
* I think that mobile is the big trend of the future. Its now within the realm of possibility to do a lot of serious work on a tablet or even a phone. A few more years from now, I would not be surprised to see these tablets completely overtaking traditional PC use.
* Look back to one of the oldest languages making a comeback. I don't know if its this year or down the road, but whether its Clojure or Arc or something else, Lisp is eventually going to make a serious comeback just because it has expressive power that is unmatchable by any language.
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