With self-driving boats, robotic warehouses, decentralisation of energy and the void of employment upon us, this short documentary on the 4th industrial revolution perfectly explains the rapid change we're all witnessing.
Ubiquitous, mobile supercomputing. Artificially-intelligent robots. Self-driving cars. Neuro-technological brain enhancements. Genetic editing. The evidence of dramatic change is all around us and it’s happening at exponential speed.
Previous industrial revolutions liberated humankind from animal power, made mass production possible and brought digital capabilities to billions of people. This Fourth Industrial Revolution is, however, fundamentally different. It is characterised by a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting all disciplines, economies and industries, and even challenging ideas about what it means to be human. Based on the book 'The Fourth Industrial Revolution' by Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman and Founder of The World Economic Forum.
|"Futurology is almost always wrong."|
|“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?"|
|“Completely driverless trucks are already being used”|
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|“Forget reading the book of life—we’re now learning how to write it.”|
|“The era of climate wars has begun.”|
|"Waymo is reportedly planning to take the next step towards offering a commercial driverless car service in early December."|
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|“Once artificial-intelligence software is good enough to drive a car, it will be good enough to do a lot of other things too.”|
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