Disruptive Technology on the Horizon | Linking Literacy, Research, and Practice | Scoop.it

Seeing that far ahead is nearly impossible, but making educated guesses about the next five or 10 years is more realistic. Technology is iterative; the new replaces the old in fits and starts. PCs made big mainframes obsolete, and now smartphones and tablets are doing the same to desktops. Even applications like Facebook that are still thought to be relatively new could eventually be replaced by challengers like Instagram and Snapchat.

 

Which emerging technologies ultimately will rule the day? Only the future knows, but here are five that we think are promising and intriguing....


Via Jeff Domansky