Digitalization

How often do you use your smart phone, smart watch, wearable or fitness tracker? Do you go cashless when buying groceries or do you program your coffee machine to have your first cup ready before you get out of bed? If your answer is yes to any of the above, then you know how digital technologies are invading every aspect of our personal lives. How will new technologies continue to change our lives and society as a whole?

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Summaries

Here is our annual list of technological advances that we believe will make a real difference in solving important problems.

Russ Juskalian et al.

MIT Technology Review, 2020

9
Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

Jamie Susskind

Oxford UP, 2018

9

Anna Piperal

TED, 2019

7
200 Ways to Use Alexa

Bradley Metrock

Score Publishing, 2019

7
What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

Nicholas Carr

W.W. Norton, 2010

8

Tobias Adrian and Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli

IMF, 2019

8

Daniel Newman

Forbes, 2018

8
How to Survive Our Faster Future

Joi Ito and Jeff Howe

Grand Central, 2016

8

Bill Gates et al.

MIT Technology Review, 2019

10

Jaron Lanier and Meike Laaff

Deutschlandradio, 2019

9