Due to changing technology and the rise of social media, the use of e-mail is changing. Read Bob Cringley’s blog on “The Decline and Fall of E-mail” to learn more.
Mary Meeker rose to fame in the 1990’s as a technology analyst at Morgan Stanley. Early on she saw the promise of the internet and her prescience in forecasting its development has earned her the title, “Queen of the Internet.” Now at Kleiner, Perkins Caulfield and Byers, a venture capital firm, her annual internet forecast is anxiously awaited by anyone remotely interested in the technology arena. Last year it was about increasing mobile usage and this year one of the new trends she describes is “wearables, drivables, flyables and scannables.” Here’s the slide deck (117 information packed slides) or you can watch her video presentation at the 11th All Things Digital Conference.
High technology has undoubtedly made our lives better in many ways. Check out 50 Life Hacks to Make Your Life Easier.