DT Context: Great thread covering some of the most impactful technologies currently arriving on the scene...well worth a re-run!

Misha@mishadavinci

The world has 8 billion people.

Less than 1% will be ready for 2030.

Here's a list of 20+ terms to get you up to speed (starting today):

Misha@mishadavinci

ALGORITHM - code that tells a computer how to accomplish a specific task. When you check Twitter, search Google, or use GPS, you’re interacting with an algorithm.

By 2030, algorithms will determine your choices in career, relationships, day-to-day activities, and much more.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - computer systems that are able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence.

Examples are visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation.

By 2030, AI will be embedded in every aspect of human life.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE - one that can run—and drive—without any human intervention at all.

This would mean a vehicle without controls or steering wheels.

By 2030, one in 10 vehicles will be autonomous.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

AVATAR - the 3D representation of the user in a virtual world or the metaverse.

For instance, the game character you use to play is your avatar.

By 2030, many people's avatars could be more valuable to them than their real-life identities.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

BLOCKCHAIN - an invisible computer that maintains a permanent and tamper-proof record of transactional data.

It decentralizes how data is maintained and controlled and transforms existing power structures.

By 2030, blockchain will be the base layer of 90% of the internet.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

CAVE AUTOMATIC VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT - a VR space where walls, floor and ceiling, act as giant projection surfaces to create a highly immersive virtual environment.

The user controls the CAVE with their movements.

By 2030, CAVEs will be transforming learning in every industry.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

CHATBOT - a program within apps that interacts directly with users to help with simple tasks.

It seems to chat like a real person, but it's powered by Machine Learning Algorithms.

By 2030, 99.99% of your online retail, education or health interactions will be with chatbots.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

GENETIC ENGINEERING - introduction, elimination or rearrangement of genes to change the genetic makeup of an organism.

Gene editing tools like CRISPR make our biology codable.

By 2030, genetically extending human lifespan will be possible.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

HAPTICS - technology that can create an experience of touch by applying forces, vibrations, or motions to the user.

It is most frequently delivered through specialized gloves, used in VR games.

By 2030, haptics will make most human computer interfaces sensory.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

MOBILITY-AS-A-SERVICE - a service providing transport from a user-centric position.

A monthly subscription gives access to cars, electric scooters, small ride-sharing vehicles, and other kinds of transport as needed.

By 2030, most will use a MaaS platform, not buy a car.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

PLATOONING - a driving technique where autonomous vehicles follow each other on the highway.

By closely following each other, vehicles create less aerodynamic drag, lower energy use, and reduce traffic.

By 2030, this will transform transportation and traffic.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

SMART CONTRACT- computer code that directly controls the transfer of digital assets between parties.

It not only defines the rules and penalties related to the agreement but can automatically enforce them.

By 2030, smart contracts will be used for most online transactions.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

SOCIAL CREDIT SYSTEMS - AI-based programs that track and rate human behavior.

They can be used to determine creditworthiness, school enrollment, eligibility for official positions and much more.

By 2030, many totalitarian regimes will use these.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

TOKENIZATION - converting an asset or ownership rights of the asset to a unique unit called tokens.

Tokens can indicate ownership of tangible assets, like art, or intangible assets, such as shares in a company.

By 2030, most businesses in the US will be tokenized.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

V2X [VEHICLE TO EVERYTHING] - a network which connects vehicles to the world around them: other vehicles, traffic lights, parking lots, sensors monitoring weather, road conditions, pollution levels, and much more.

By 2030, V2X could significantly reduce auto accidents.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY - the use of VR technology for psychological therapy.

Patients navigate through digitally created environments tailored to treat a specific ailment.

By 2030, VR in healthcare is projected to be a $20B market.

Image

Misha@mishadavinci

WEB3 - the new version of the internet built on blockchain technology.

Web3 transforms the internet by giving ownership and control to users and building in privacy and security.

By 2030, the term web3 will be outdated, it will just be "the internet."

@a16zcrypto

Misha@mishadavinci

My Future of the World newsletter drops twice weekly.

It's the perfect newsletter, if you want to get ahead the future.

You can check the latest posts and subscribe here

mishadavinci.substack.com Big Things Ahead! FUTURE OF THE WORLD - Update

https://nitter.net/mishadavinci/status/1596892430250360832


💡
We publish daily doses of decentralization to over 3900 regular visitors, and boost out on Mastodon, Twitter, Telegram, Tribel and Element (Matrix) to over 4400 daily followers and growing! Please like & share our output. We rely on you for content, so please write for us. We welcome sponsorship and donations to help us continue our work - all major cryptos accepted or maybe buy us a coffee. Contact us at blog@decentralize.today - many thanks for all donations received, much appreciated.
Share this post