2000 - : Networked UCT

Networked UCT (2000-) In terms of the big picture a next step is Networked Universal Communication Technologies (UCT). This has two major interpretations. 1) The simple version predicts a convergence of telephony, television and internet. In Japan this is preducted for 20101. In Europe, Siemens predicts this will happen by 2015. 2) A more complex version links this with NBIC (Nano-Bio-Inf0-Communications) which has different names in Canada (Bio-systemics Synthesi) and Europe (CTEKS). Another interpretation by Nova Spivack speaks of Web 2.0