THE FUTURE IS FASTER THAN YOU THINK - How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives

THE FUTURE IS FASTER THAN YOU THINK
How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives
Introduction
Ten technologies
How technologies will shape the world
The big picture
Technologies like 5G communication, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are all advancing individually at light speed. When they combine and converge, the Law of Accelerating Returns kicks in and revolutionary breakthroughs happen at a speed that's hard for humans to comprehend.
1. QUANTUM COMPUTING
2. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)
3. NETWORKS and 5G
4. SENSORS
5. ROBOTICS
6. VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) / AR
7. 3-D PRINTING
8. BLOCKCHAIN
9. MATERIAL SCIENCES
10. BIOTECHNOLOGY
1. SHOPPING
2. ADVERTISING
3. ENTERTAINMENT
4. EDUCATION
5. HEALTHCARE
6. LONGEVITY
7. INSURANCE & FINANCE
8. FOOD
There are numerous environmental, economic, and existential risks which will threaten the progress we're about to make. Changes will also be made against the backdrop of five great migrations now under way. All of these factors will influence how the future ultimately unfolds. It promises to be an interesting ride. Buckle up.
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