If you think about companies like Uber, Lyft, Doordash, and AirBnB changing the way people do business and can request services as well as make quick money using simple apps.
We can take a look at the cloud industry, where many of the large companies mentioned by Krishna are changing the way businesses run applications and store data.
If you go into your local Walmart or favorite local store, how many self checkout kiosks do you see versus when you were in junior high school.
Think of all of the technology that gets put into sneakers and clothing. If you play video games, I am sure you have noticed the changes in the picture and consoles capabilities.
Tech is such a large industry and there are so many roles involved into bringing these ideas to life. If you are interested in technology, go for it. The best thing about tech is it does not matter where you are, how old you are or your background. All that matters is that you have a natural curiosity and the want/ability to learn new concepts. You can certainly start playing with free tooling and researching different areas within the field, along with what is going on in each, at the click of a button.
Here is a link that I believe gives a high level picture of some of the many roles in technology. https://www.thebalancecareers.com/list-of-information-technology-it-job-titles-2061498
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Companies that don't recognize this, will soon be out of business. For example, a few years ago the only way to get a taxi was to stand by the road with your arm up trying to catch the attention of a taxi driver as he/she drove by. Now, thanks to Uber/Lyft you can use an app to request a ride and the traditional taxi companies are going out of business. Retail is another great example; look how many companies have gone out of business due to the success of Amazon and other online retailers.
If you like technology, especially skills like programming, there will be lots of opportunities for you.
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Every company is slowly transforming to becoming digital so the growth is limitless!
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