The chairman of the board of directors of Google and one of the richest entrepreneurs in the world, Eric Schmid, believes that the Internet in its current form will disappear.
During a discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, when asked what the future of the global network will be, he said: "I will answer very briefly - the Internet will disappear. There will be so many IP addresses, so many devices. sensors, things that you put on yourself that you can interact with, that you will stop even feeling it. This will become a permanent part of your presence, "Schmidt was quoted as saying by TASS.
"You see the emergence of so many powerful technical platforms, you see how the order of dominance or leadership is changing, or will change - whatever you want to call it - because of the advent of mobile apps for smartphones. It is now absolutely impossible to predict how it will the infrastructure of these applications seems to be rising because a whole new cohort of players is emerging, empowering smartphones, which are essentially nothing more than supercomputers, ”he continued.
"At the moment, I see this market as completely open," he said.