5 Technologies That Will Change The Future of Human Race
In my book, Tech Trends in Practice, I talk about a lot of technology trends already transmitting out of the R&D departments and into everyday life, but the following five are my thoughts on our societies And will have the most profound effects on the human race as a whole.
Artificial intelligence, or AI, and machine learning refer to machines’ ability to learn and work intelligently, meaning they can make decisions, perform tasks, and even predict future outcomes Based on what they learn from the data.
AI and machine learning already play a bigger role in everyday life than you can imagine. Alexa, Siri, Amazon product recommendations, Netflix and Spotify personal recommendations, every Google you search, security checks for fake credit card purchases, dating apps, fitness tracker… All are operated by AI.
AI is going to revolutionize almost every aspect of modern life. Stephen Hawking said, “Success in creating AI will be the greatest event in human history.” And Hawking immediately followed, “Unfortunately, this too may be the last, unless we figure out how to avoid risks.” Learn. ”
There are potentially a lot of threats to society and human life as we know it, especially when you consider that some countries are racing to manufacture AI capable autonomous weapons.
AI capable of automation will have a particularly significant impact and it could lead to homelessness of many jobs. But instead of subscribing to the vision of a dystopian future where robots are given all human jobs, I’m sure AI will improve our working lives.
AI will increase human jobs, and create new jobs to replace homeless jobs.
Furthermore, as machines become more intelligent and capable of performing more human tasks, I believe that things like our unique human abilities, creativity, empathy and critical thinking, are most valuable and valuable in future workplaces It will be made.
Genomics is an interdisciplinary department of biology focused on the understanding and manipulation of DNA and animal genome. Gene modification is a group of technologies that enable genetic engineering to alter animal DNA and genetic structures.
Biotechnology is advancing at the point where it is feasible to alter encoded DNA inside a cell. This will affect the features or traits its offspring will have. In plants, it can affect the number of leaves or their color, while in humans, it can affect their height, eye color, or their chances of developing diseases.
This opens up multiple possibilities that are almost infinite, because it means that any feature of an inherited living organism can be ideologically altered. Most of the work being done with gene modification is in the healthcare field. Very interesting current projects include modification of DNA mutants that can cause more serious diseases like cancer or heart disease.
But, like perhaps any other technology, there are a lot of moral and legal concerns as well as “what if” questions when it comes to genetic manipulation and modification. Genome editing in humans is currently banned in many countries, including much of Europe, because its long-term consequences are not understood.
With anything potentially changing in society, like genomics, it can be easy to get away with thinking about the possibilities such as wiping out cancer or extending human life indefinitely. In fact, if they’re ever possible, such a huge breakthrough is likely to be too far away. Focusing on solving small problems that will have an immediate real-world impact, in the short term, will result in greater results.
Human Computer Interface
Human computer interfaces develop wearable devices and technology that help us improve humans’ physical and possibly mental performance and live healthier and better lives. Perhaps the most popular examples of wearers today are fitness tracker bands and smartwatches: small, easy-to-wear devices that typically monitor our activity and provide insights that guide us to healthier, better. Helps to have a more productive life.
However, the term usable doesn’t necessarily mean you wear a strap on your wrist or anywhere else on your body; it also extends to smart wear such as walking shoes that can measure your movement and performance Robotic are, development such as synthetic synthetic organs, and robotic-wearing technology used in industrial settings.
As technology gets smaller and smarter, the range of the wearers is about to expand, and new, smaller, smarter products will emerge to eliminate the valuables we know today. For example, we already have smart glasses, but they will be replaced by smart contact lenses. Next, smart contact lenses will be replaced by smart eye implants.
Advances like this lead many to believe that humans and machines will eventually merge to make truly grown humans, transhumans, or humans 2.0, where sports for the human body to achieve better physical and mental performance Soup is done like a car. This will change the world of medicine and perhaps eventually challenge our understanding of what it means to be human.
On a societal level, we could be heading towards an even greater disparity between the rich and the poor between The Umbrella and The Notes. Technology is promising to help us live longer and healthier lives, perhaps even offering a chance to live forever, but perhaps only to those who can afford it.
Imagine a society in which the rich effectively have superhumans who live forever, and everyone else is normal and backward… There’s also a broad moral question about whether we want to live much longer in the face of the enormous stress being found on our planet.
Expansion of reality (XR)
Augmented reality, or XR for short, includes virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality and is intended to use technology to create deeper digital experiences.
In practice, XR is being used to drive brand engagement, let customers try before buying, enhance customer service, make workplace learning more efficient and improve other organizational processes.
XR Technologies offer interesting and completely new ways for people to experience the world around them. XR technology is already finding very real applications in our world, and the way we interact with technology is likely to dramatically change.
In fact, mobile-based AR experiments, such as the Pokémon Go app, generated more than $3 billion in global revenue in 2018. XR Metaurus also has a user interface, the idea of a virtual universe where we can be whoever or whatever we want, exploring the digital world of gaming, meeting, events on the lines of the movie ‘Ready Player One’, or going to whatever’.
But there are clear barriers to controlling access and availability, because XR headsets can be expensive, heavy and cheap. But this technology will become more common, cheaper and comfortable to use, only increasing the likelihood of widespread use. The biggest challenges will include the potential mental and physical impact of privacy and extreme technologies.
3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, means creating a 3D object from a digital file by layer by layer. 3D printing may be clearly less leaning than artificial intelligence or gene modification, but it has the potential to completely transform manufacturing and other industries.
3D printing also poses problems for intellectual property owners, as this technology enables fraudsters to produce fake license equipment cheaply and easily. This is also the problem that weapons can be 3D printed easily.
One thing I find particularly interesting about 3D printing is the potential it allows for massive personalization of products. Thanks to 3D printing, products and designs can be customised to one-off requests, covering anything from personalized shoes to food that our individual needs. It is according to the requirements.
Have a look at these technologies, as I believe they have the greatest potential to affect human life and the future of our society. To stay on top of these and other trends, sign up for my newsletter, and my books ‘Tech Trends in Practice’ and ‘Business Trends in Practice’.