There is no doubt that artificial intelligence, they key technology underpinning the Next Economy, is going to have a profound impact in our lives. How much? Well no one really knows and it’s what keeps many people up at night.
I own a small collection of Air Jordan’s. I bought most of them in the resell market, which is projected to become a $6 billion business globally by 2025, according to a recent analysis from Cowen & Co.. So, providing authentic sneakers to people like me is a big business!
The Next Economy will be driven by 10 emerging technologies, underpinning them all is artificial intelligence. AI is buzzword that comes with many expectations that have yet to come true. When it does become smarter and truly autonomous, will it leave humans without jobs? Will we become slaves to it?
These are the types of questions that get the headlines and the clicks, but AI will be revolutionary in many ways; the benefits outweigh the fears.
No matter how many articles are published on a day to day basis, we’re nowhere close to full out automation of jobs because there are many things that have to happen; it’s going to take a while. It’s not because the technology isn’t progressing fast enough; it’s because the number one obstacle is resistance from humans.
New America and Bloomberg have come together to convene Shift: The Commission on Work, Workers, and Technology, with the goal of analyzing theories of the future of work. In a new report drawn from discussions with leaders in technology, business, policy, and culture as well as those whose livelihoods are already being affected by automation, the commission outlines four possible future economies: some with more work and some with less, some focused on task-based work and some oriented around traditional jobs.…
The Next Economy will be driven by emergent technologies, bringing new possibilities for a better future along with many challenges for the world economy.
But, how is technology changing geopolitics?
To answer this question I chat with Geopolitical Futurist Abishur Prakash who recently released a book on how new technologies, such as robotics, artificial intelligence, embryo editing, space colonization and more will transform world affairs; the book is called Next Geopolitics.…
A world of ubiquitous technology is here, we have to accept it. How? Understand that there’s no stopping the push of technology into our lives. There are many emerging technologies that will drive the Next Economy, creating the industries and jobs of the future. …