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4 technologies that will completely change our lives


4 technologies that will completely change our lives

We live in a fast-paced, ever-changing world. Teens do not open e-mails anymore and hardly use their phones for making calls. In 2015, the number of messages sent in WhatsApp twice exceeded the number of SMSs sent through all the mobile network operators on the planet. This ratio is now 5:1. Today, tech companies are the richest companies in the world.

According to Peter Hinssen, a renowned technology expert and visionary, these 4 technologies are going to define the next decade:

1. Artificial inteligence
2. Internet of things
3. Blockchain
4. Augmented and virtual reality

Smart computers are becoming increasingly smarter. They no longer depend only on humans, but they are able to learn by themselves. In 2016, Google introduced Google Home, a service that understands your voice commands and can order a taxi or lunch for you. Imagine what all these devices will be capable of in 5 years’ time.
Computers are not the only smart, connected devices in our environment. Think of cars, washing machines, locks … Add robotics and you get the 4th industrial revolution with a complete workplace reform.
Then there are blockchain tehnology, augmented and virtual reality. According to experts, blockchain technology is just the tip of the iceberg. It brings massive changes to transactions. Major changes are expected especially in financial sector.
Blockchain has more impact on business, while virtual and augmented reality are going to affect our everyday life. But not just the world of video games. Think about how virtual reality can change your learning, reading and viewing experience.

Peter Hinssen comes to Slovenia for the first time. He will be among the key speakers at the SEMPL Media Trends Conference that will take place on the 29th and 30th of November in Grand Hotel Bernardin, Portoro┼ż.

Discover the media and communications trends in the region for less money. Early bird discounts are only available for a short time.

Les Binet

Les Binet

Head of Effectiveness, adam & eve DDB

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