Ten years prior…
• The first video was transferred to YouTube.
• Facebook, then only a year old, dropped "the" from its old URL "thefacebook.com" subsequent to procuring "facebook.com" for $200K.
• An early model of a self-sufficient auto finished the DARPA Grand Challenge interestingly.
• The term "Automaton" implied a military weapon framework.
• Bitcoin and blockchain didn't exist, and wouldn't be made for three more years.
• Android was a little startup that Google had quite recently gained.
• There were 6.4 billion people on Earth, just ~1 billion were on the web, and none of them had known about Uber or AirBnb.
• YouTube has more than a billion clients, who watch a huge number of hours of video consistently. Three hundred hours of video are transferred to YouTube consistently.
• Facebook has 1.4 billion clients from each nation on Earth.
• Every real auto maker is chipping away at a self-sufficient model, and Google's self-ruling autos have logged more than 1 million miles driving themselves.
• Drones are presently utilized by youngsters, can be bought at costs extending from $50 to $1,500. The biggest customer automaton organization DJI (which was begun in 2006) is esteemed at $10 billion.
• Google now has more than 1 billion dynamic Android clients.
• Today, there are near 7.4 billion people on Earth, and ~3 billion are currently on the web.
• Uber, which was begun in 2009, is esteemed at over $40 billion, and AirBnb, began in 2007, esteemed over $20 billion.
These are just a couple of the fun illustrations of exponential change from the most recent decade.
The inquiry is: the thing that will the world resemble 10 years from now?
In a couple of days, I will be discharging an article I composed for the Huffington Post's 10-year commemoration.
It contains a couple of my forecasts for the following 10 years, and a clarification regarding why I trust we are living