’40 to 60 per cent of all jobs will be completed by machines in 2030′

DUBAI // Despite rapid transformations in the way humans live, the future should be embraced and not feared, said Gerd Leonhard, author and self-described “futurist”. Through emerging technologies such as cloud computing and “the Internet of Things”, in the next five years Mr Leonhard said 75 per cent of “the whole world” will be connected. “There’s many great things about this, and there’s many challenges about this,” he said. “There are predictions saying that 80 per cent of the military budget in 10 years will be spent on data cloud, cyber issues. Basically, the war moves to the cloud. “Our world is going to change more in the next 20 years than the previous 300 years.” This week, he addressed attendees at the SubOptic 2016 conference — an event for…


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