"In China, I walking in a restaurant that I saw that 34" screen showing not only my face but also of my best friends favourite meals that I'm more likely to enjoy. Then I started to realize that the menu was in mandarin so I asked to the waiter if I could have an english menu. Guess what?? She laughed at me. 'Why don't you get your phone to translate it? You Americans!'"
The cloud X building, face & voice recognition X translation on the fly X the social graph X miniaturization of the connected devices = Probably something you can't even imagine!!
That's it, now Internet is in the air. It is no longer true that internet is associated with a device. At least it won't be in the future.
In fact, it's a pretty good news. It means that one way to innovate is to look around you and see if every moves, motions, interactions, facts or even relationships are stored somewhere. If not, there's an opportunity to add value using technology to transform this data into something helpful.
The pace of innovation on the internet has never been faster, the cost of setting up outstanding web technology is so ridiculously low that thousands of start-ups are building the new tomorrow.
So what? Well, I don't know... But I'm pretty skeptical.. Everything sounds great huh? Not really. Small businesses were just started to take off on the "new-affordable" web but now there's no way they can afford a mobile App. At least until decent Mobile CMS start to show up. But if the web keep moving that fast, I'm scared that a new era will take place, increase the cost of "being technologically remarkable", and blow away bootstrapping start-ups. What do you think?
10 years ago, it costs 10.000$ to build a decent website, today it's a cool mobile App, and tomorrow?
Have a look to how good we were 10 years after the TV went out, pretty shitty isn't it? How old is internet again?
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