Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most promising fields at a time of unparalleled technological transformation and disruption. That said, its growing use in business raises significant uncertainties and ethical dilemmas such as lack of transparency, human-intelligible decision making, potentially discriminatory results and embedded biases.
Prosegur Cash has launched two initiatives in recent months to help tackle the financial exclusion facing more than 4,000 Spanish towns. The projects are being carried out in conjunction with strategic partners such as the Provincial Council of Valladolid and the Red Castellano Manchega de Desarrollo Rural (RECAMDER).
There has been an unprecedented boom in robotic process automation (RPA). with increasingly refined artificial intelligences assuming traditionally human tasks. This is a step forwards from which there is no going back, which offers promising prospects both from the perspective of costs and efficiency.
We are experiencing the boom of digital twins, a disruptive technology that has its roots in the early days of the space race and that has already begun to unleash its enormous potential in fields as diverse as industry and security.
A new environment where we will spend some of our free time, own property, attend shows, make friends and perhaps even create romantic ties or new business models. That's what the metaverse is shaping up to be.
It is not yet the technological revolution we have been promised for five years, but the metaverse is already here and poses unprecedented dilemmas and challenges. What impact might it have on us if we spend a large part of our lives immersed in increasingly attractive and complex virtual universes?