As robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and there is massive disruption of jobs, experts say a wider array of education and skills-building programs will be created to meet new demands.
Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse.
India and China have long had a competitive relationship and have emerged as major economic powers. But in the digital space, China has a clear advantage.
Algorithms can save lives, make things easier and conquer chaos. But experts worry about governmental and corporate control of the data, and how algorithms can produce biased results and worsen digital divides.
Many Americans do not trust modern institutions to protect their personal data – even as they frequently neglect cybersecurity best practices in their own personal lives.
Here are four key trends illustrating the current technology landscape in America.
24% of Americans report earning money from the digital ‘platform economy’ in the past year. The extra income they make is a luxury for some, but a necessity for others.
Many Americans rely on cell phone internet access due to a lack of broadband at home. But are these devices a good substitute?
The sharing economy and on-demand services are weaving their way into the lives of many Americans, raiding difficult issues around jobs, regulation and the potential emergence of a new digital divide.
A majority of Americans predict that within 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work currently done by humans, but few expect their own jobs to experience substantial impacts.