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By Brett King

The net and cellphone are only the newest in a 250 yr lengthy cycle of disruption that has continually replaced the best way we are living, the way in which we paintings and how we have interaction. the arriving Augmented Age, besides the fact that, offers a degree of disruption, behavioral shifts and alterations which are extraordinary. whereas shoppers this present day are tenting open air of an Apple shop ready to be one of many first to attain a brand new Apple Watch or iPhone, the following iteration of wearables should be in a position to are expecting if we are more likely to have a center assault and suggest a plan of action. We watch information of Google's self-driving vehicles, yet do not most likely observe this implies innovative towns must ban human drives within the subsequent decade simply because us people are too risky.

Following on from the economic or desktop Age, the gap Age and the electronic Age, the Augmented Age could be in response to 4 key disruptive topics - man made Intelligence, event layout, shrewdpermanent Infrastructure, and HealthTech. traditionally the former 'ages' obtained major disruption and alterations, yet on a internet foundation jobs have been created, wealth was once greater, and the health and wellbeing and defense of society enhanced. what is going to the Augmented Age deliver? Will robots take our jobs, and AI's subsume us as inferior intelligences, or will this bring in a brand new age of abundance?

Augmented is a booklet on destiny background, yet greater than that, it's a tale approximately the way you will dwell your existence in an international that would switch extra within the subsequent two decades than it has within the final 250 years. Are you prepared to evolve? simply because if historical past proves something, you do not have a lot of a choice.

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