The world in the process of evolution goes through different era.
Between the years 1850 and 1950 – mainly Europe and America progressed through the Industrialization era.
The years 1940 to 1980 saw the advent of transportation era.
1980 – 2000 can be termed as the computer era.
2000 - 2020 is being viewed at as the communication era.
2020 onwards is said to be the dawn of the knowledge era.
The power of the world will tilt towards those who know how to handle the knowledge base effectively.