It’s 2022 and everyone wants to know what the next big thing will be. Is there life after TikTok? Can we predict the future of tech? Read on to find out.
Things To Know | Future of Tech 2022 and Beyond
In today’s world, change happens at such a rapid pace; it appears that we are living on a fast track. The brightest brains continuously come up with new ideas to alter the way we live – from how we interact remotely to how we live our daily lives – allowing us to progress faster than ever before.
The only thing standing between progress and these fantastic innovations is time, money, and a certain amount of wishful thinking. Big companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon invest millions of dollars trying to find the next big thing. Let’s look at what technology will look like by the end of 2021 and as we advance into 2022.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning
AI and machine learning tools have already received a lot of attention in the past decade. Still, it continues to remain a leading resource among many new tech lead trends because of its notable effects on how we work, live, and play.
One impact of Artificial Intelligence is that your phone can do more for you – like providing directions and translation in a foreign language via voice command, or entertaining you in your downtime with variety games.
A considerable advancement with this kind of intelligence comes when cars become self-driving, so they’ll be able to save lives by preventing accidents before they happen.
Not only will the use of AI save lives, it will do it faster – artificial intelligence can learn from our experiences while also making quick predictions based upon this learning.
It’s no wonder Google is so interested in AI. It’s possible for anyone who wants information about any subject matter to get precisely what they need right away without having to access it through third parties such as search engine results pages. Thus proving AI can be used for more than just machines analyzing data.
Artificial cognitive systems analyze interactions to determine beneath-the-surface connections and insights that help predict demand for services like healthcare. Enabling everyone to make better decisions about resource utilization, this same type of AI will detect changing patterns among customers by monitoring them with near real-time updates, driving revenues up while enhancing personalized experiences.
The machine is taking over, and the more we share our data, the better they can predict your every want and desire – but will this have the opposite effect? Will it make us want less, not more? AI could probably predict this human emotion and offer us the same thing in a different way – marketing designed by robots.
Edge Computing or Cloud-based tech
According to one report, cloud computing is growing faster than any other sector. The adoption has been increasing for years now. It’s no longer just an emerging technology trend. Major players like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Apple iCloud provide global infrastructure combined with software as service offerings, making them next-generation frontiers in data storage that everyone can access on-demand at any time through their mobile device or personal computer browser.
Gone are the days when you would have to delete or snooze apps because your phone storage was at capacity. You can have as much data storage as you need (at a price, of course).
Future technologies like edge computing will only increase the use of IoT (internet of things) devices, leading to an even greater demand for software and software engineers.
Edge technology is expected to grow at 5% annually through 2022. With all sectors experiencing increased automation and data collection from artificial intelligence, the human job growth rate seems bleak. But the fact is still that all this tech needs people, designers, developers, and engineers to make it happen; jobs are evolving just as technology is reaching farther.
Next on our list is quantum computing, which harnesses the power of quantum physics to create a more advanced form of data processing. This fantastic technology trend has already been used in preventing disease outbreaks and developing potential vaccines, thanks to its ability to query information regardless of what source it comes from.
Quantum computing and enhanced information theory
According to some experts, quantum computing is about to make an extraordinary leap forward. This next generation of technology will take advantage of the atomic realm and related phenomena like superposition and entanglement that are often associated with it.
QC is already preventing earthquakes and other disasters thanks to its ability to quickly query data, check facts, and analyze results – all while saving time when solving problems faster than ever before.
Renewable resources such as QC present us with one more opportunity to generate alternative data sources without sacrificing performance.
Most people think of blockchain tech in regards to a currency like dogecoin, but blockchain tech is so much more than that. It is a powerful, secure way of storing data. Organizations can use it for so many things! The security in this technology comes from the fact that you cannot change previous blocks.
Blockchain offers us something unique. Immutability and transparency have led some experts to refer to blockchain as “the fifth estate” because its uses extend beyond currency applications into almost every industry, including healthcare management systems. We hope it will revolutionize medical research efforts providing greater integrity across borders.
loT – Internet of Things
The Internet of Things is already happening. The future has already enabled devices, home appliances, and cars to connect to the internet using WiFi connectivity. Meaning they can communicate wirelessly between each other or even receive data from an external source like sensors placed around your house for security purposes in case anything happens while you’re away.
You can manage your heating, lighting, and home alarm from your phone while you’re in the office. Soon your fridge-freezer will be able to order your shopping for you, collating a list of items you need and sending that list directly to your chosen grocery delivery service.
Any organization that needs to keep on top of their inventory (Amazon) already uses this technology, meaning less time counting and more time selling.
If you combine all the technology we have discussed, you can summarize it as ‘Smart’ tech, and one thing is certain, innovative technology keeps getting smarter.