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1
The Future of the Internet
2
Your Immediate Future and the Internet
  • Job Searches monster.com, daily newspapers,
    potential employers
  • New browsers (Firefox) and methods of accessing
    internet (cell phone)

3
The Near Future of the Internet
  • Increased bandwidth
  • More Cable Modems and DSL connections
  • Fewer telephone/modem connections
  • More video/animation/sound

4
What will the future look like?
  • What will this do for design?
  • What will be the languages/software used?
  • Opportunities for software companies?
  •   More or less accessible to non-professionals?
  • Effectiveness of static websites?
  • Will there be two webs?

5
Websites Combine all Media
  • Video and Animation and Text.
  • Skills become more specialized.
  • All-purpose web designers less common.
  • But, convergence opens up entertainment industry
    more jobs and cheaper to produce visual
    entertainment.
  • More forms of entertainment and e-commerce are
    possible. (May be more interactive.)
  • Internet ratings

6
Convergence
  • Combine
  • internet/the web
  • telephone
  • television
  • radio
  • print
  • Think digital cable companies now.

7
Whats Wrong with the PC?
  • Do we need a large clunky desktop or laptop
    computer?
  • Can we have appliances to do what we need?
    including
    web access (through cell phones, etc.)

    e-mail.
    photo printers.
  •   Appliances both support and reject idea of
    Convergence.
  •   Which do you prefer?

8
Cable Television Forging Ahead
  • DVR
  • OnDemand services
  • Alter advertising model

9
The End of Wires
  • Wireless technology eliminates phones, cables,
    etc.
  • Cable television reverts back to broadcast with
    decoders?
  • No phone wires?
  • Developing countries

10
Everything Gets Bigger
  • Screens are larger
  •  Flat screen television
  •  Wall televisions
  • Screens are everywhere
  •  Every room of the house
  •  Waiting rooms
  •  Stores
  • Cars

11
Everything Gets Smaller
  • PDAs
  • Watches
  • Clothes
  • Glasses
  • Small projector

12
Web/Internet Interfaces
  • Pen
  • Voice
  • Finger
  • Projection/Touchscreen sensor
  • Eye
  • Biofeedback possibilities
  • Talk to your television

13
The Invisible Computer
  • Intelligent Agents
  • Refrigerator/Supermarket
  • Supply Cabinet/Supply Company
  • Track kids and older folks
  • Clothes/Hospital Doctor
  • Active Messenger (MIT) sends message to any
    number of sources, depending on where owner might
    be. Analyzes importance of message.

14
Internet Communication
  • Text messages through cell phones now.
  • Faxes can get converted to e-mails now.
  • Voice messages replace e-mail or complement it.
  • What are advantages of each?
  • Cell phones replaced by something smaller all
    voice controlled? Or more of a reliance on text
    messaging requires literate society.

15
Cultural and Political Changes I
  • Picture phones.Form of communication. Stay in
    hand
  • Howard Dean

16
Cultural and Political Changes II
  • Short Message Service (SMS) messaging.
  • In some countries, cheaper than phone service.
    Cell phones much more common than PCs.
  • Philippines 2001. President Estrada lost power
    to smart mob and text messaging

17
Cultural and Political Changes III
  • Seattle 1999. World Trade Organization
    protests.
  • Toronto 2000. Violent protest webcast.
  • South Korea 2002. Presidential election.

18
Digital Lifestyle IEntertainment on the Internet
  • Watch shows and films
  • Participate in plays (avatars)
  • Multiplayer games exist now
  • Play games/shows. Will others watch?
  • Chats what would happen if they became more
    real? (not text or avatar based)

19
Digital Lifestyle II E-Commerce
  • More products will be sold on the web.
  • Bit products may be downloaded.
  • Newer generations will be more comfortable with
    the internet/web.
  • What products cant/wont be sold entirely on the
    web? Why?
  • Retail clerks are one of the largest work forces
    in country.

20
Digital Lifestyle III
  • Internet Dating (all purpose or based on
    religion, college)
  • Virtual work
  • E-learning
  • Friendster http//www.friendster.com

21
Problems with the Digital Lifestyle
  • Internet to Information Superhighway
  • With broadband, more mainstream content
  • People will demand more lively, more active
    sites.
  • Less education/non-profit sites

22
Possible Negative Changes
  • Flat fee vs. pay-per-use
  • Privacy issues (Google)
  • Information vs. Entertainment
  • Mass audience (videos and Blockbuster)
  • or is it really a unique medium? Think
    BLOGS.
  • Culture devalued (art, music, books) from
    information overload.

23
Security Issues
  • Individuals recorded in public places.
  • Too much information created.
  • Able to track one particular person.
  • GPS systems (employees/kids/older folks)
  • Rheingolds Always on Panopticon(all-seeing
    place formerly schools, prisions, mental
    institutions)

24
Backlash against the Internet
  • More face-to-face clubs
    community theater, bowling
  •   More family and friend nights
  • turn off box
  • Or it all becomes merged.Increases
    communication and more voice and face to face
    contact emerges.
  • Finding new friends at the airport.

25
More informationbecomes a part of life.
  • Enjoy the web.Thanks for listening. See you at
    the final.
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