This is the challenge we’re facing in the Next Economy: how do we train people for jobs that are yet to exist?
Anyone who likes going out to bars or restaurants knows they can get crowded. Bartenders don’t always have the time to take every order. Sometimes, they’re simply new to the job and struggle to stay on top of each customer’s request; this can make it difficult to get a drink.
The Next Economy will be driven by 10 emerging technologies; artificial intelligence underpins them all. And the race is on for the crown of having the Holy Grail of computing, the countries that are leading in the adoption of ai software are China and the United States.
Any discussion of applied AI will naturally gravitate to ethics. Last week, Sunil Malhotra (CEO of Ideafarms) and I hosted a highly informative chat on the ethics of emotional artificial intelligence; specifically on using it to capture people’s emotions.
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.
Of all the technologies that are discussed on a daily basis, blockchain might be the least understood. As I’ve written before, blockchain is a key emerging technology that will drive the Next Economy. The World Economic Forum estimates that by 2027, 10% of global GDP will be stored on blockchain technology. Yet being so important, it is still not well understood beyond tech circles.…
What does the future look like in a world where everything is connected to itself and the internet?
My guest for this episode of the podcast is Nico Adams, Product Manager and senior research scientist in CSIRO’s Data61 business unit, where he assists Australian (manufacturing) businesses to leverage modern information technology, the industrial internet and and Industry 4.0 technologies.
The Internet of Things is one of the essential technologies that will drive industries in the Next Economy. …