With so many industries cropping up in the digital age, it can be difficult to know which ones are truly going to flourish and which ones are going to carry us forward to the next age. AI is no longer the dreams of sci-fi and is a real concept we are studying and bettering with every new discovery. Here are some of the reasons why the future looks bright for those in the AI sector.

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AI is Becoming Widely Used

Many of us don’t realise it, but we are slowly integrating AI into our everyday lives. There are so many products reaching the market that now have AI as an integral function. For example, many of the home assistants like Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa have a powerful AI at the heart of it. Speech recognition is not easy, and these devices are able to interpret what we are saying and relay back complex requests. Even our smartphones have these abilities, thanks to assistants like Siri.

These technologies are getting ever more complex. There is even a function of the Google Assistant that can make calls on behalf of its owner, and it sounds just like a real person when it speaks.

Plenty of Investment

Due to the rapid advancement in this industry, and new companies and start-ups appearing everywhere, this sector is ripe for investment. Knowledgeable investors like Tej Kohli, Jocelyn Goldfein, and Jim Breyer are always looking for the latest and greatest start-ups that could potentially change the world.

Tech development is incredibly expensive. Many firms need the backing of investors like these to be able to meet their goals. They need to be able to afford specialist equipment or software, and the input of investors can help them to fund the next round of development that could lead to a world-changing discovery. With the development of a full humanlike AI coming ever closer, the role of these investors is becoming ever more prevalent.

The Rise of the Digital Generations

While AI was first developed by a pre-Internet generation, it is likely to be finalised by a generation that has known nothing but the digital age. The insight they could bring could lead to new developments that not even sci-fi has yet dreamed of.

As these new generations begin to enter the workforce, they could make a serious impact on tech-driven industries like the AI sector. While every generation brings something new to the working world, they are likely to make more changes than ever before.

While some technologies we can’t live without right now will fade away and die, it is likely that AI is one that will flourish in the future. With so much to offer the world, those working in this sector are likely to enjoy breakthroughs and opportunities unbound. The pursuit of AI is one of the most exciting developments in the tech world as of the moment. Who knows where this pathway could take us eventually?


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