In 1999, Bill Gates made 15 predictions about what the internet was going to function like in the not-so-distant future. His forecasts for what the internet would turn out to be was basically a foreign language to most people in the 90s.
The crazy part about the predictions that he made that year is that most of them ended up coming true. In fact, almost all of them are accurate and show that Bill knew almost exactly what the internet would turn into.
“‘Personal Companions’ will be developed. They will connect and sync all your devices in a smart way, whether they are at home or in the office, and allow them to exchange data.”
You’re starting to see this come to light recently at a mass scale with technological assistants like Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant. You can ask for your information out loud. Smart devices like Nest collect data on your daily routines and automatically adjust your house’s temperature.