Predictions 2018 – 22

December 29, 2017

Increased efforts to utilise commercial drones for goods
deliveries will take off.

We will see the problem of our consumption of fake news
worsen. What is the role of regulation in this and to what degree should tech
giants be held responsible?

The banking industry will increasingly derive value from the
use of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies. How do the banking and legal worlds
adapt to these changes?

One more thing…2017 saw Apple starting to use deep learning
for face detection in iOS 10. With the release of the vision framework,
developers from different companies and industries will now increasingly use
this technology. The new frontier will be preserving user privacy and the
efficient running of devices.

Rebecca Keating is a barrister at 4 Pump Court: