The 4th Industrial Revolution is already here with us and is marking the confluence or convergence of unique cutting-edge technologies, some of which we have known for some time, while some are just at their infancy. These technologies include but are not limited to:
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
- Nano Technology
- Quantum Technology
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Blockchain and Cryptography
- 3-D Printing
- Autonomous Vehicles and other autonomous technologies
- Big Data processing
- Cloud Computing
- Advanced Web technologies
- 5G (i.e. the 5th generation) Mobile Networks and related network advancements
The 3rd Industrial Revolution is currently at its tipping point, heralding the entry of the 4th Industrial Revolution. The 4th Industrial Revolution differs from the 3rd Industrial Revolution in that the 3rd Industrial Revolution gave us INFRASTRUCTURE, which made our lives easier and more comfortable. On the other hand, the 4th Industrial Revolution is a DIGITAL revolution, heralding the arrival of levels of DIGITAL advancements that have not been witnessed at any time in history.
On the positive side, the 4th Industrial Revolution, therefore, affords us new infinite opportunities and/or possibilities, availed by new DIGITAL inventions and innovations. On the flip side, the 4th Industrial Revolution is introducing disruptions to the systems we have hitherto been used to. Every aspect of societal life is going to be, and is already getting affected in one way or the other by this digital revolution. Get in touch with us to learn more.