Techtonic 2019

Blurring Reality

The fourth industrial revolution will be led by AI and robotics

If anyone asks us, what is the one thing that we couldn’t live without, most of us would answer — my smartphone — without batting an eyelid. Of course, we would then mumble “my kids” or a dear one’s name as a guilty afterthought. Truly, nothing has quite transformed our lives like the ubiquitous mobile phone. India is digitising faster than any emerging or developed economy, according to a report by McKinsey & Company, and for a country like ours, the change that the magical device is ushering in is profound in many ways.