Trends 2021: 21 Trends in the technological field for 2021

Trends 2021: 21 Trends in the technological field for 2021

Trends 2021: 21 Trends in the technological field for 2021

Since we are already reaching the end of this last month of the year, December 2020, today we will do a kind of review to glimpse the future "Trends 2021", that is, the IT Trends for year 2021 from the point of view or relationship with the Free Software and Open Source.

Therefore, in this publication we will make a small «Technology Summary» of the best and most interesting of the IT world during the last 3 years., to get a good idea of what's to come in certain technology domains.

Trends 2021: Content

Trends 2021: Past, Present and Future

Where we come from and where we are in free and open technologies

The following sample of previous posts prepared by us in the following 21 scopes, during the last 3 years are a clear example of where technological changes (trends) are pointing favorably through the use of methodologies and technologies increasingly free and open:

1.- New Pro Free Software and Open Source Organizations (2018 - 2020)

02.- Information Security: Cybersecurity, Privacy and Computer Security

Information Security: History, Terminology and Field of Action
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03.- Technological Innovation

Open Innovation and Free Software: A good future for technology
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Innovation and Free Software: A good future for technology

04.- Hardware and Free Software

Hardware Product Certification Program: Respect Your Freedom
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Linux versus Microsoft: Pros and Cons
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05.-Digital transformation

Free Software: Impact on the Development of Technology and Private Companies
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Free and Open Software: Technological Impact on Organizations

06.- Compostable infrastructure

2019 logo
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07.- Space Development

Space Technology and Free Software: 50th Anniversary of the arrival of man on the Moon
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Space Technology and Free Software: 50 Years of the Moon Arrival

08.- From Apps to WebApps

Software Development: From Native Apps to Distributed Apps
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Software Development: A historical review to the present day

09.- Interoperability

Interoperability through the Cloud: How to achieve it?
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Interoperability through the Cloud: How to achieve it?

10.- Everything as a service

Cloud Computing: Everything as a Service - XaaS
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XaaS: Cloud Computing - Everything as a Service

11.- Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI: Artificial Intelligence Projects free and open for all
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OpenAI: Artificial Intelligence Projects free and open for all

12.- Quantum Computing

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Quantum Computing: The Future of Free Software Computing

13.- Low code software development

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Low-code open source platforms for app development

14.- Big Data

Big Data and Free Software: Featured Image
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Big Data, Free Software and Open Source: Available Applications

15.- Decentralized Networks

Decentralize the Internet: Autonomous Servers for a Better Internet
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Decentralize the Internet: Decentralized Networks and Autonomous Servers

16.- Microservices

Microservices: A modern and current software development system
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Microservices: Open Source Frameworks and Software Architecture

17.- Edge Computing

edge
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Linux Foundation Believes Edge Computing Will Outperform Cloud Computing

18.- Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of People: From the Internet of Things to the Internet of All
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Internet of People: From the Internet of Things to the Internet of All

19.- Digital Mining of Crypto Assets

Operating Systems used for Digital Mining.
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Alternative Operating Systems for Digital Mining

20.- Blockchain, FinTech and DeFi

Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Telecommuting: Outlook for 2020
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21.- Education and personal / professional development

Hack Education
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Hacking: It is not only doing things better but thinking better about things
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Trends 2021: Future

Where we are from and where we are going in free and open technologies

Fourth Industrial Revolution

Once each content of each publication of each area of ​​the Computing and Informatics, or the Science and technology mentioned here, surely many will be left with the strong impression of an overwhelming boom in the Free Software and Open Source in this nascent stage of human development that many often call the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Let us remember that, in this Fourth Industrial Revolution, the existing Tools ecosystem (Applications, Systems and Platforms) of Free Software and Open Source favors the adoption of said new technologies., allowing the organizations may be more competitive and profitable in these times. Although also the human factor it is key, especially in the field of training and mastery of people in these tools.

"The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a revolution characterized by the use of a wide range of new technologies that integrate the existing physical, digital and biological worlds, which impacts on all disciplines, economies and industries, and even goes so far as to challenge the existing ideas about what it means to be human. And precisely, Free Software and Open Source in Organizations makes it easier for these new technologies to be implemented every day at affordable or zero cost, for the business objective of each one." Fourth Industrial Revolution: The role of Free Software in this new era.

Fourth Industrial Revolution: The role of Free Software in this new era
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Immediate future outlook

And finally, it goes without saying, that as creators, users and / or activists of the Community of SL / CA, our north must be and continue to be:

"The ccreate, use, work and support Free Software and Open Source, in the scope of Governments and community organizations, public or private, since these have the immediate benefit of increasing the impact of technological and economic resources, in favor of the progress and development of the same and their Citizens and / or Users." Progress and social development with Free Software and Open Source.

In order to mitigate and / or prevent it from being distorted in the midst of this current panorama, characterized by a huge expansion process, from the traditional niche of Communities and social organizations towards large business organizations and private corporations. As we reflect at the time in the following publication:

Panorama: Towards what future is Free Software and Open Source heading?
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Conclusion

We hope this "useful little post" about «Tendencias 2021», that is, the IT Trends for year 2021 , not only in the field of Free and Open Technologies but in all of them as a whole and globally; is of great interest and utility, for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the diffusion of the wonderful, gigantic and growing ecosystem of applications of «GNU/Linux».

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