What is disruptive technology?

Thousands of taxis through the streets, people walking around with their wallets with money in them, and that phone card for sale at the corner newsstand with 20 minutes of calls next to the day's featured newspapers and magazines.

All these things are still close or are still up to date for many people, but the reality is that all of this has already ended, because the disruptive technology, the one that came to break people's old standard of living, arrives to end everything that we know, to jump to a new level.

Disruptive technologies, break with our universe, destroy comfort zones, and make only the most capable and ready for change, follow the trend line. Technology evolves, and with it, our method of living life, also changes day after day, more and more efficiently.

In the past, writing a letter showing an idea was on the typewriter, and if you missed a character, there was no backspace to correct what you typed wrong, and nothing to put corrective if you were going to send a cover letter to a company resume or to send to a local press publisher.

It was common to have typing classes with hundreds of people in a room, spending meters and meters of tapes on papers and more papers, all because the internet didn't exist yet, and a lot of things needed to be sent in papers, documents, memos, texts, this in any industry segment.

If you were a baker, or a journalist, everyone needed at least a pen, paper, and perhaps a typewriter for more formal items.

Nowadays, this is nothing but antiquity, many companies do not even use more papers and pens, we only have computers and more computers, which have replaced typewriters, calculators, letters, among others.

The work of the post office also changed, before sending letters, and today for sending hundreds of products sold by Ebay, Mercado Livre, Submarino, etc.

The deadline has also shortened a lot, no one else waits 15 days to receive an order, even with the time-consuming PAC solutions that currently exist, Sedex is always preferable, to arrive as soon as possible, as we are all in a hurry.

Our way of life is always altered with technological innovations that arrive, and resisting changes as they occur with taxis, is the same thing as wanting to have a typewriter industry in operation in São Paulo, right in the center.

There is no way to think about having that lifestyle before, and this is what disruptive technology does: it breaks down in such a way that it is no longer possible to go back to that way of life that we had before.

Our generation may even resist a little, but the new generation, young people who are growing up and seeing this whole mess of taxi drivers fighting against disruptive technologies (I am not just talking about Uber, but I mean in reality a much larger context, not just limited taxis), will in the future, fight to make them, in fact, part of the new standard of living.

The way we live today, will change with the disruptive technologies that are starting to appear now, anywhere in the world, and are ready to change everything you already know in your life, everything to get you out of your comfort zone.

Some of the disruptive technologies that will radically change our future in the current century are:
- Digital currencies. (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Etherum, Monero)
- Urban transport. (Automated cars and buses, Uber, vehicle sharing)
- E-commerce of new and used items. (Mercado Livre, OLX, to the point that selling in person will be more dangerous than selling online).
- Online relationships. (More confidence between people meeting new people)
- Food. (Food changes aided by apps and personal assistants)
- Advertisements on websites. (Google AdSense, OutBrain, and the like that crawl your searched content to show related ads, the end of the ads)
- Websites as we currently know them (web pages, with title, pages, navigation, texts and more texts).
- Personal assistants (like robots, Siri, and better futures than we currently see).
- And I dare say also: All copyright media of digital content, videos, with copyright and censored content of any nature, however difficult it is to pass through this barrier, but it will one day fall, and give way to open- source, free for modification and redistribution, in exchange for mining data while listening to music).

With this we already have a huge basis that what we are going to face is much bigger than what we currently face from the current changes.

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