A recent survey reported that the most dominant web tool in the next decade would be the mobile phone. It was conducted by activists and analysts from Pew Internet and American Life Project in collaboration with Elon University in North Carolina that also hinted at the rapid influence of artificial and virtual life on the real one. The Pew survey stated:
The mobile phone — now with significant computing power — is the primary Internet connection and the only one for a majority of the people across the world, providing information in a portable, well-connected form at a relatively low price.
The picture they paint of the future is that technology will give people the power to be stronger actors in the political and economic world, but that won’t necessarily make it a kinder, gentler world
So will feather weight laptops be considered obese and outdated by then?