Nothing sums up technology quite like the old saying: “out with the old, in with the new.” Whether we’re happy about it or not, our technology changes at a breakneck pace. Yesterday’s tools quickly find themselves outmoded and ready for the bargain bin. Even though technology tends to replace itself, that doesn’t mean you should be hounding for the latest upgrade or, say, an iPhone with a new number after it. Frugal sense will tell you to get the most out of what you’ve already invested in.
Nonetheless, all technologies are eventually overcome by new innovations. In the business world this kind of tech is known as “disruptive technology.” Our latest infographic covers many of the crucial disruptions that have brought us to today’s tech. Such disruptions can be so radical that they dramatically alter a culture or society, even our everyday lives. Check out the graphic below. What technology has forever changed the way you go about things?