Write a 1-2 screen prediction on what effects you think the Web, and in particular, the enormous amount of documents accumulating on the Web will play in your life, and your children's life in the future.
I deals with the effect of Web and the role it is going to play in the future. How will web actually change our lives? Or will it remain as it is now.
"The Web would not be an isolated tool used by people in their lives, or even a mirror of real life; it would be a part of the very fabric of the web of life we all help weave."
- Tim Berners Lee (Weaving the Web, 1999)
Web is definitely going to play an important role in the future. It is going to have a major impact on the day to day life of most of the people. The digital divide, which is still existent, will in all probability vanish, or at least be marginal. According to a survey carried out, perhaps a new digital divide may appear," a new divide is coming that will bring with it a new set of ramifications: the divide between those who have broadband and those who use traditional telephone modem access" (Jeffrey Cole, 2004). The enormous amount of documents accumulating on the web will play an important part in the future of the web.
Walt Crawford has rightly mentioned that," In the all-digital future, anything that hasn't been digitized is abandoned as useless-and I find that some proponents of an all-digital future are all too willing to dismiss anything more than five years old as being worthless in any case." (2000) Certainly, digitization of documents is going to change a lot of things in the future, and making all of ...
This offers an insight into the future of Web and how it is radically going to change the way we live our daily lives.