In: Society, Technology

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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