This year brings us one step closer to a decade that will be full of disruptions. Here are five big predictions for 2020 and beyond.

The year 2019 is here, which puts us one step closer to the next decade, one that will be amazingly disruptive in terms of technology. Many people fear disruption, but disruption has been responsible for many of the most exciting innovations.

Without getting messed up every now and then, we tend to hold onto ideas well past their usefulness. Then innovation doesn’t have a home and decay takes hold. It’s an endless cycle of shredding and reinventing. And that reinventing makes progress possible.

So, with that in mind, here are five major disruptions to watch (and watch out) for in the next decade: