How significant is the use of mobile technologies like Smart Phones? This polished presentation by Andreesen Horowitz provides a historical perspective to help us wrap our heads around the significance of this major paradigm shift.
For example, according to the World Bank, by 2020, 80% of adults worldwide will use a Smart Phone. This trend analysis also shows how traditional PC Desktops will decrease significantly perhaps, in part, due to the processing power of mobile devices.
It's always interesting to speculate with empirical data to provide insight into where we are boldly going in the 21st Century. This robust data set is well presented and informative and the implications for education are complex.