Covid-19 times are not easy; we are not used to dealing with such situations. This experience has forced us to change our ways of acting and our standards. Naturally, the majority of us are very concerned about our privacy, we want to protect our data and our families, and minimize our public exposure.
The industry has undergone significant changes since the first industrial revolution that began in the second half of the 18th century, up until today. The transformation has been remarkable and new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Robotic Automation, Machine Learning, Big Data and others make it possible to enter a new period; the fourth industrial revolution.
Research and innovation are processes that arise from myriads of circumstances. Those of us who are dedicated to creating innovative products and services, at times using technology which is not yet mature, must be aware of the importance of using our time and resources wisely.
Last week I had the honour of giving a lecture at the First Iberian Forum organized by Rotary, which was attended by Rotary member clubs from Spain and Portugal and various public figures. Technology, artificial intelligence, sustainable development and global security were the focus of my presentation and, above all, the link between them and the objectives of Agenda 2030.
Dublin has become the epicenter of technological development where thousands of global companies operate. The development of the city and of this industry have led to the emergence of big opportunities. Ireland is boosting entrepreneurship and is accelerating the growth of tech companies.