Rapid advances in technology and the popularity of online shopping meant more than 2m jobs in the wholesale and retail sector - or almost 60pc of the current retail workforce - had a high chance of being automated by 2036.
Ray Kurzweil Predicts Three Technologies Will Define Our Future
This is the last in a four-part series looking at the big ideas in Ray Kurzweil’s book The Singularity Is Near. Be sure to read the other articles: Will the End of Moore’s Law Halt Computing’s Exponential Rise? Technology Feels Like It’s Accelerating — Because It Actually Is How to Think Exponentially and Better Predict the Future …
Drones that drive
CSAIL team’s system of quadcopters that fly and drive suggest another approach to developing flying cars.