UK MoD 30 year future look: Flash Mobs, EMP weaponry, militancy, terrorism, etc.
Not exactly you grandpa'sJV2020, but interesting none the less.
This is the world in 30 years' time envisaged by a Ministry of Defence team responsible for painting a picture of the "future strategic context" likely to face Britain's armed forces. It includes an "analysis of the key risks and shocks". Rear Admiral Chris Parry, head of the MoD's Development, Concepts & Doctrine Centre which drew up the report, describes the assessments as "probability-based, rather than predictive".
The flashmob is not an entirely original construct.
(see: Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution by Howard Rheingold).
Does anyone know where the full text is located?