April 8: At a meeting at the Savoy in London, I spoke with Matthew Finnegan of Techeye.net about my vision of the web and how it will evolve in the near and distant future. Here are some excerpts from the interview.
April 8: At a meeting at the Savoy in London, I spoke with Matthew Finnegan of Techeye.net about my vision of the web and how it will evolve in the near and distant future. Here are some excerpts from the interview:
"Jenkins … raises some interesting points about problems that will be faced as the internet moves from 2.0 to 3.0 and beyond. (The web) is doubling in its content size, not just every year but every month, as over 400 formats are utilised to bring rich media increasingly into the forefront of a web 3.0, including predictions that this will occur every day by the end of the decade.
One of the inherent problems lies in how to make such a mass of information easily accessible to a wide a spectrum of users on differing smartphones, tablets and OSes that ... will continue to play a vital role in the future of information sharing.
“(M)aking content relevant on an individual basis” is going to become a vital way in which information is gathered in the future, with more intelligent search methods being coupled with the increase in mobility and ubiquity of high speed bandwidth.
This will, for example, manifest itself in “everyone having some sort of GPS on their person at all times”, with locational data being combined with friends’ opinions to help you find, for instance, a shoe shop that is best suited to that individual, with brands even tailoring websites to the specific user with web 3.0 technology.”
Read the full article.
Last updated Apr 20, 2011 at 11:50 AM GMT