The number of emerging and effective technologies rises every single day. There are many different kinds of technologies in the world that fulfill specific purposes in specific sectors but mostly they are there to help people in their lives with particular and specific things. All technology in the world, whether it is already developed or being developed, has the potential to effectively change the course of human lives forever and for the better, This potential is highly versatile and can be harnessed to cause change in both professional and personal lives of people. As technology advances, the workforce evolves and changes (a lot of them permanent) take place.
There is another practical aspect that most high-browed analysts discount – the creation of new jobs and businesses. If you ever wanted to simply download a file from YouTube, you would require a YouTube to mp3 to complete the task. These applications are a whole new business unto themselves! If you wanted to gain more followers to build your brand, then you would hire talent who would help you with Instagram story ideas, portfolio ideas, etc.
The list just keeps on growing with every new application that gains traction in the market. These days, the chatter is all about cryptocurrencies. Litecoin is more than likely going to be the mode of monetary exchange in the future.
Let us look at some other amazing technological marvels which have the potential to change the world –
1) Next-generation car batteries – The humble battery has come a long way since its inception. These days, we have quite a broad range of different batteries at our disposal. Car batteries are some of the world’s most sold batteries. And since the future is likely to be running on green and sustainable energy, fast-charging batteries for electric vehicles are the need of the hour. Researchers from Penn State University in the US have figured out a way to help mitigate this issue. They found that rapid charging of lithium-ion batteries can degrade the batteries. They solved this problem by heating the batteries to 60°C for just 10 minutes and then rapidly cooling them again to normal or room temperatures. With this technology put to use efficiently and correctly, electric vehicles of the future could be fully charged in just 10 minutes!
2) Smart food labels – This is a really inventive and beautiful idea that has wide-ranging practical applications in the real world. The ‘Bump Mark’ was first created to help blind people in their daily lives, especially while they shop for perishable food items. A lot of wastage of food occurs in most parts of the world simply because people look at the due dates and then decide to use or throw away items. Sometimes the due dates are really off and that can result in a lot of wastage of food or serious health issues. These due dates are usually a conservative estimate. The Bump Sticker is really smooth in the beginning, and it gets rougher gradually in proportion to the decay that sets in the food. It decays at the same rate as any protein-based food within, which makes it a much more reliable indicator of the ripeness or freshness of food than the usual tags.