You may be just coming to terms with what the web currently has to offer, or you may be up on the latest trends in technology and the internet. Either way it is both interesting and wise to have an idea of what is coming up next. This enables you to plan more long term strategies, and figure out how to use the internet and related techonologies to really extend the reach of your artistic practice.
The best place to keep up with what is happening online, is, well, online. Find some bloggers that you like who are writing about the things in which you are most interested. Make friends with some techonophiles and trade a cup of coffee for updates once in a while.
You don’t have to be thoroughly immersed, but knowing some of the terms, and knowing what is around the corner will help you plan well.
Some of the phrases you might hear in regards to the future of internet & technology:
Some places to keep up on the future of the web:
Some interesting tools already available: