Guadalajara, Mexico’s second largest city with a population of approximately four million people, has been christened “Mexico’s Silicon Valley” (and with good reason). Boasting a fusion of colonial architecture and modern infrastructure, the city has grown into a burgeoning technology hub with co-working spaces and a thriving startup scene.
The planet’s leading technology companies are concentrated in North America and Western Europe. Being pioneers in their niches, these companies have grown into tech giants that boast the financial muscle and the know-how to keep pace with rapid technological evolution.
In recent years, there’s been a significant shortage of IT talent in the US. At least for the foreseeable future, things are not expected to improve.
It’s difficult to gauge the overall impact of smartphones on our lives. But it’s safe to say that they have transformed how we consume media, communicate with each other, and much more.