Did you know that in the developing world, 72 percent of the population is unbanked? Mobile technologies are helping to change that, opening up a new chapter in the mobile evolution story.
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Enabling anything that can be connected to be connected, the Internet of Things is the hero of this story.
This year Gartner added the Internet of Things to their hype curve, along with other hyped words such as ’big data’, ‘gamification’ and ‘customization’.
Our world is built with help of technology. We have always worked to develop and improve our societies and our lives through technology. We have invented fantastic things such as the plow, steam engine, the printing press, electrical light, antibiotics, fine arts, music and football….just to name a few.
People tend to have a very intimate relationship with their phones, particularly their smartphones. It’s the first thing a lot of us touch when we wake up in the morning and the last thing we look at before we go to sleep at night.
Users are using their smartphones to access the internet. This is no surprise. But what is surprising is the rate at which this is happening. Mobile data traffic has doubled from the second quarter of 2010 to the second quarter of 2011.
Last week, I read an article in CNN’s series on “Our Mobile Society”, looking at the way mobile phones have changed the way we “work, play and communicate”. It seems a hot topic these days is mobile money – and what having a ‘phone’ will mean for us in the Networked Society.
Steve Jobs’ death marks a sad day for the industry – and for the millions of people whose relationship with technology and devices has been profoundly changed by his visionary thinking.
It’s not going to be big – it’s going to be huge. That’s what Ynon Kreiz, CEO of the Endemol Group, thought about Social TV when he told the audience at the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference back in January 2011 to leave the room and to start working on the future of TV right [...]
When traveling the world in the late eighties life was quite different compared to traveling today in the Networked Society.