future of internetRoger McNamee is a founding partner of the venture capital firm Elevation Partners. In the information video below he talks about the most intense disruption of technology that has happened in the last 15 years and the end product which is related to “Engagement”.

The beginning of a new technology cycle:

The talk about this new beginning of a new technology cycle is completely about user “Engagement”. After studying the technology world he goes on to state that there are 6 major changes and each one of them is a hypothesis which is subject to revision or elimination.

In the video below Roger McNamee has explained how the following six things have started and are continuing to change the complete future of technology:

  1. The dying trend of Windows
  2. Index search has peaked
  3. Apps beat web
  4. HTML5 changes it all
  5. Tablets win big
  6. Social platform set

The Future of the web:

In the future it seems that we would be able to control all our actions. The internet is becoming a very diversified application which can be integrated and used and customized as per the individual needs of a person.

Roger McNamee also spoke of an example of his Rock band and how they tried to promote the band using the internet using social media networking. He also did speak of the ways in which it would be cost efficient.

Video: Roger McNamee – Disruption to Engagement @ TEDx Conference

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(filmed: Mar 2011, at an independently organized TEDx event)

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