New technologies such as ubiquitous Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality are so powerful they can be frightening. Kevin Kelly wants to help people understand how they can benefit from these technologies instead of feeling menaced by them.
Artificial intelligence will touch every aspect of our lives, transforming most tasks we do, but it will also create entirely new occupations. AI will be a commodity available to all, like a new electricity.
The next platform to follow smartphones is virtual reality. Experiences are the new currency in VR, thus moving us from an internet of information to an internet of experiences.
And behind it all is data. Big data is the new oil, and understanding how data creates wealth is essential for our own success.
We are just in the very first days of immense challenges and opportunities brought by these technologies. Kevin hopes to convince you that by embracing these technological trends, we can shape them for our maximum benefit with minimum harm.