Web 1.0 was about sharing information. Web 2.0 was about building relationships with people. But now, Web 3.0 will prevail which is about creating and exchanging value. Powered by blockchain, semantic web, and decentralisation, this new paradigm will allow us to create and trade anything of value on the web.
Metaverse is a network of virtual reality powered 3D worlds which would change the entire way you do business, create products and distribute information. Think of it as an iteration of the Internet as a single, universal virtual world that is facilitated by the use of virtual and augmented reality headsets.
The days of having your personal details hacked off because of database vulnerabilities won't be there in future, thanks to the blockchain technology. Even if your data is encrypted, it will be stored on multiple computers in multiple locations which makes it virtually impossible for anyone to access it.
In 10 years, internet won't be just for shopping and emailing. It will be an ecosystem you where you work, socialize, learn and spend all your life.
The attention economy will take over and your attention will be costlier than most available resources. The attention merchants will use all kinds of tricks to get your undivided attention. They will learn to recognise your patterns of behaviour, so they can send you targeted, personalized triggers. And all this without you even knowing it!
Everything around us will be connected to the net. This will include everything from your fridge to your car to your house to your phone. All these things will be able to communicate with each other and work together to make your life easier.
Your voice would be the trigger that starts and ends your day. It will be the interface between you and the rest of the world. From your calendar and email to your shopping basket and even your search engine results, your voice will be the most used tool in your entire arsenal.
Unlike today when a few companies benefit by selling your data. In future, you'll be a participant with full control of what data you contribute and how you charge for it.