WEForum: Smartphones Will Be Forced into Your Body by 2030
The World Economic Forum has declared that all humans will have
smartphones embedded into their bodies by the year 2030. The
chilling prediction was made by Nokias CEO Pekka Lundmark
during his panel appearance at the WEF in Davos this week:
By then (2030), definitely the smartphone as we know it today will
not anymore be the most common interface, many of these things will
be built directly into our bodies.
Thepulse reports (https://bit.ly/3MWx9sG): However, before
smartphones are implanted directly into the body, Lundmark believes
people will be transitioning away from smartphones and towards face
wearables like glasses.
That said, the world is unlikely to be dominated by smartphones,
glasses, or other devices until 6G becomes commonplace which is
expected to hit the commercial market by around 2030. Still, only 30%
of the world has been digitized, for the other 70% to come online,
much infrastructural work will need to be done.
For those wondering, the exact definition for 6G is currently unclear
as the world is still coming to grips with 5G. A controversial
technology we dont yet know the negative ramifications of.
Intelligent knowledge systems will be combined with robust
computation capabilities to make humans endlessly more efficient and
redefine how we live, work and take care of the planet. Even though
there is still a lot of innovation in 5G with the 5G-Advanced release
of new standards, Nokia Bell Labs has already begun the research
work on 6G,
The big question on many peoples mind however is, should we be going
down the transhumanist direction of integrating technology directly
into the human body? If so, where does that stop? Will it change what
it means to be human? Have we considered the potential downsides
Here is Pekka Lundmark making his claim in Davos.