The speed at which the internet has evolved — and continues to evolve — is nothing short of astonishing. Over the course of little more than a couple of decades, mass internet usage has rapidly shape shifted in both form and function.
First, came web browsing and email capability via desktop computers. Then came the mobile web revolution, with the normalization of internet-connected phones, tablets and e-readers. Then, connected TVs, smartwatches and fitness trackers came onto the scene and once again revolutionised daily habits and lifestyles in previously unimaginable ways.
And most recently, the so-called ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ is once more pushing the boundaries of perception around both the individual and collective role of the internet.