Predictions 2018 – 22

Rebecca Keating suggests a series of developments which might be worth watching out for in 2018

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:

Published: 2017-12-29T09:10:00


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