Social impact of AI

Da Impatti sociali dell'intelligenza artificiale.

Information technology is rapidly changing the way we live, learn, communicate, think and interact.

A recent survey of We Are Social states that in November 2014 there were more than 3 billion people connected to the Internet tencent-owns-3-worlds-5-biggest-social-networks/ .

The aging of the world population, particularly in rich countries, is expected to have a serious and growing concern, with serious consequences in terms of productivity and especially of growth of public spending. According to the latest estimates of the United Nations, in fact, the average age in all countries will grow from the present 29 years to 38 years in 2050. It is also expected that as of today a world population of 6.9 billion only 11% are over the age of 60, in 2050 that percentage will rise to 22% of a population of 9 billion and 33% in developed countries.