Next Gen Tech: Breakthroughs that will transform the world

Don’t blink; the exponential pace of transformation will move vertically from here, all powered by AI reaching mass adoption.

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Vanessa Cook

April 2024

Key takeaways

  • Bank of America Institute's 'Next Gen Tech' series explores 30 breakthrough technologies across artificial intelligence (AI), computing, robots, communication, healthcare, energy and mobility, that are about to alter our lives. Join us as we discuss what's next on the tech horizon.
  • It's easy to forget that the newest AI wave emerged largely within the last 15 months and remains early in development when compared to historical cycles of innovation. AI's newest wave represents a paradigm shift in corporate efficiency, productivity and global advancement in line with past disruptive technologies like the personal computer, internet and iPhone.
  • And while AI underpins many of the technologies throughout this series, it's not just about the impact of AI itself so much as how it intertwines with other technologies. AI is now being leveraged as a tool for other innovations and it is this integration that will power the pace of global transformation.

Read our full analysis for a more in-depth look at these trends.

This publication is part of Bank of America Institute’s ‘Next Gen Tech’ series – focused on sharing 30 breakthrough technologies that will transform the world. Each week, we’ll highlight one of seven categories (artificial intelligence, computing, robots, communication, healthcare, energy and transport), and share advancements within each, so stay tuned for more.

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