Updated: Mar 3
“Here is our annual list of technological advances that we believe will make a real difference in solving important problems. How do we pick? We avoid the one-off tricks, the overhyped new gadgets. Instead we look for those breakthroughs that will truly change how we live and work.
Later this year, Dutch researchers will complete a quantum internet between Delft and the Hague.
Novel drugs are being designed to treat unique genetic mutations.
The rise of digital currency has massive ramifications for financial privacy.
Drugs that try to treat ailments by targeting a natural aging process in the body have shown promise.
Scientists have used AI to discover promising drug-like compounds.
We can now affordably build, launch, and operate tens of thousands of satellites in orbit at once.
Google has provided the first clear proof of a quantum computer outperforming a classical one.
We can now run powerful AI algorithms on our phones.
A technique to measure the privacy of a crucial data set.
Researchers can now spot climate change’s role in extreme weather.“
The article: 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2020