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The first industrial revolution was fueled by water and steam, the second by electric power, and the third by electronics and information technology that automated production. The world is now embarking on the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), which may hold even more potential than the previous three to transform human lives. The 4IR comprises an amalgamation of AI, robotics, the Internet of Things, 3D printing, genetic engineering, quantum computing, and various other technologies.1 Unlike other industrial revolutions, where technological advances did not impact human biology, in the 4IR most changes involve its impact on and within the human body, even redefining what it means to be human. The year 2022 saw revelations and trends that inspired us, and now it is time to look at the transformative AI trends that will shape humankind in 2023.
AI and democratization allow data access for all.
The world is now in the midst of technological upheaval, and access to data is essential.
This means striving towards a healthy, open data ecosystem that considers various stakeholders and other factors like bioethics, de-identification, correct data preparation, and information policies. There has been a marked increase in democratization, giving more power to the people, with increased accessibility and utilization by the people as well. AI democratization also allows people to create AI systems even if they do not possess advanced maThe content herein is subject to copyright by The Yuan. All rights reserved. The content of the services is owned or licensed to The Yuan. Such content from The Yuan may be shared and reprinted but must clearly identify The Yuan as its original source. Content from a third-party copyright holder identified in the copyright notice contained in such third party’s content appearing in The Yuan must likewise be clearly labeled as such.