Bitcoin is in the news again, although for reasons its advocates dread to hear. Its value has been dropping considerably. Late last year, it was doing great, rising in value to around US$1,100 (RM3,600) in November. Then, in early February, its value plunged, hovering to around US$600 (RM2,000). That’s a steep drop.
Facebook is so dominant a force in social media that it’s practically synonymous with social media. Ask some random people to name the first thing that comes to mind when you say social media and more likely than not, their response would be “Facebook”.
Buzzwords come and buzzwords go. The phrase “The Internet of Things” is currently very much in vogue right now. In a nutshell, it refers to how the Internet and connectivity among household items can improve our quality of life.
Go to Google and type in the following key words: “column writing tips”. At the time of writing, my tips on how to write a good column appears as the very first result – which is very flattering, but wasn’t my end-in-mind. Many people engage in search engine optimisation (SEO) to achieve a top page ranking. But it’s getting harder and harder to do.
A new year has dawned and it’s a good time to look at tech trends that will be blazing the path ahead. Of course tech predictions are notoriously difficult to get right. Anyway, here’s my attempt of the Top 3 trends for the year.