The Edge Annual Question 2009 is an interesting read. Edge magazine asked dozens of people from all walks of life to write something on the basis of two questions: What will change everything? And, what game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see? I have been reading through all of them and will post short (twitter-style) reviews of all of them in the next days. I hope this is an enjoyable read.
You can read the full articles at Edge Annual Question 2009