Can an app that lets strangers — and bots — become amateur therapists create a safer internet?
Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts, believes games in 2021 will be more diverse, more accessible, and simply more inescapable. Your smartphone and your game console will help you play with friends and strangers across the globe, but so might your virtual reality headset, your augmented reality glasses, or just the screen on your smart fridge.
While some predict mass unemployment or all-out war between humans and artificial intelligence, others foresee a less bleak future.
For the past five years the face of Google X has been Astro Teller, the so-called "Captain of Moonshots." For him, X is not a lab that churns out immediately useable technology or marketable products, but a place where innovation is "systemized" — imagine Henry Ford’s assembly line, but for ideas.
Five to 10 years from now, in my home, things will be largely solved so that I can spend more time with my family. You can imagine a world where you often spend time thinking about all the things that you need to do, but there will be so much automation that some of those things will be figured out for you.