Renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox, OBE believes people could survive in space within our lifetime.
Emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and Virtual Reality (VR) have propelled businesses into a new era of digital connectivity.
Always a highlight of the advertising year, The Festival of Media is an international celebration of excellence in media, attended by almost 250 global brands, as well as agencies, media owners, and adtech companies.
The fear that artificial intelligence will take over the world is hardly new – as any Terminator fan would tell you. But as innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics escalates – with this sector predicted to add up to £654 billion to the UK economy by 2035 – there is a more immediate and tangible concern. This anxiety relates to the impact these emerging technologies could have on employment if intelligent machines take over traditionally human roles.
When the global tech illuminati descended on Cannes for the 62nd Cannes Lions Festival, there was no doubt that in spite of the rosé hangovers, multi-million business deals were done, and the biggest issues and opportunities facing the industry were fiercely debated and deliberated.