Forget "computer programmer;" take a look at some of the future job possibilities that may emerge in the next decade. This from ChangeWaves, published by futurist research firm Social Technologies.
1. Realizer-Creates real versions of virtual objects, from grog tankards to sports cars.
2. E-scrubber-Undoes or minimizes the indiscretions people accumulate on the Web.
3. Unrealtor-Creates virtual tourism, adventure, and retail destinations.
4. Nano-decontaminator-Cleans up nanomaterials that spread through the environment.
5. Deceptionist-Provides tech-enabled deception services for those wishing to disguise their activities.
6. Genetic dietician-Creates diets tailored to people's individual genetic makeup.
7. Geoscaper-Makes corporate and private properties look attractive in Google Earth-style aerial views.
8. Unplugger-Counselor who helps wean people from excessive technology use.
9. Eye pilot-Remotely controls small, camera-equipped aerial vehicles over war zones and other locations for news services, companies, etc.
10. Sexbot controller-Many things can be done remotely. Not for the squeamish.
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