Most of us who come onto wicid, clic, the sprout etc are all pretty internet savy. We love the technology at our fingertips. What will tomorrow be like?
Did you know that by the time you are 21 you have probably watched 20,000 hours of TV and played 10,000 hours of video games.
Imagine if 10,000 hours of video game time was spent learning a language, understanding the stock exchange or making something. Or 20,000 hours of TV time was spent being productive.
There are new fibre optic cables that will push 10 trillion bits down the fibre – that means to me that we will all soon be living some kind of virtual reality life. Scary.
Watch the video to find out more.
But what does it all mean to us here in Wales?
Well every day there are students all over the world collaborating on projects on line; writing films, developing websites, editing images, designing electronics, creating artworks and more than we can imagine.
We cannot get left behind. The technology is not going to go away. We have to embrace it, use it, explore the possibilities, push the boundaries, dream of how we can use it for our own benefit, and the benefit of others.
We live in exciting times.