Technologies that are shaping the present

by C:F Team on 5th November, 2017 at 8:22 PM CEST

A few years ago, it might have seemed that any of these technologies was possible to only exist in a stunning sci-fi movie, but times are changing fast, and now the case is that they are more and more becoming part of our everyday life. How do we cope with the changes and how do we assure we are left short with the negative impact they may also bring?


Over the past two years, almost all of us have been able to watch at least a dozen captivating drone-captioned videos, whether it was filming a motif of nature or flying the drone in a concert venue to capture the ambient and the audience before the stage of a performer. But this is only the entertainment part where drones fit in perfectly. 

In the forthcoming years, the chances are that drones will have way more pragmatical usages. For instance, delivering medicine in remote areas or perhaps saving a life by flying a donated organ to another hospital where a patient is urgently waiting for transplantation. As drones end up being part of our everyday life, should we also think of regulations how to avoid possible negative impact such as intruding our privacy or causing chaos on the sky?

Virtual reality

Many people already enjoy the benefits of playing virtual reality games. Artists such as Bjork has also released 360-degree virtual reality video where you can navigate the video with the click of the computer mouse. But what is the more "serious" part where virtual reality can 'chip in' reality? As it seems, there is a whole new trend in marketing with VR; you can check out some campaigns here

Artificial Intelligence 

AI is set to infiltrate each segment of our life. While it may sound wise to keep cognitive tasks and jobs such as writing, journalism, or art to humans only, in other sectors such as healthcare, artificial intelligence may come handy. According to Daniel Kraft, healthcare will be radically transformed by big data, constant connectivity and machine learning. Imagine for instance a self-diagnostic system, backed by AI, which could predict diseases such as Alzheimer a decade before you develop any symptoms. It sounds exciting.

3D printing

Already, 3D printing pens can be purchased at shops worldwide. As an asset, this tool is set to help creatives in doing illustration work for example. Moreover, 3D printing is also set significantly to change the transport and logistics sector

What is your feeling about these new technologies? What other such assets are on the rise lately?

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