Computing power, capacity and efficiency have been growing exponentially, with each category doubling every one to two years since the 1970s. Billions of people own smartphones and by 2025, an estimated 80 billion devices will be connected to the internet. The artificial intelligence market is forecasted to break $500 billion in the next two years.
Our society is living proof that the velocity of advancement is on a constantly accelerating trajectory. And while it’s true that the possibilities are endless, it’s also true that rapid technology innovation will inevitably be accompanied by a rapidly growing assortment of unexpected and unknown risks.