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How technology will shape 2024: indicators and prospects

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Destiny Young is a highly credentialed information technology professional with over 14 years of industry experience. An HND/BSc (Hons) in Computer Science graduate. He holds a Master of Technology degree in Information Technology from the prestigious University of South Africa (UNISA). He is a Distinction-grade MBA alumnus of Nexford University, Washington, DC, where he also obtained a First-class MSc degree in Digital Transformation. His professional development direction is in Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, and Business Intelligence. He is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria (CIA), the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), etc.

As we approach the end of 2023, it’s time to start thinking about what the future holds for technology in 2024. In this article, we’ll explore some of the key indicators and prospects that are likely to shape the technological landscape in the coming year.

1. Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a buzzword for several years now, but it’s expected to become even more prevalent in 2024. With the increasing availability of data and computing power, AI is poised to revolutionize many industries, from healthcare to finance to transportation. In particular, we can expect to see more widespread adoption of machine learning algorithms, which can help organizations make better decisions and improve their operations.

2. Cybersecurity

As technology continues to advance, so do the threats posed by cybercriminals. In 2024, we can expect to see a greater emphasis on cybersecurity, as organizations seek to protect themselves from data breaches and other cyber attacks. This will likely involve the adoption of new technologies, such as blockchain and biometric authentication, as well as increased investment in employee training and awareness.

3. Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been growing rapidly in recent years, and this trend is expected to continue in 2024. With more and more devices connected to the internet, we can expect to see new applications of IoT technology in areas such as healthcare, manufacturing, and transportation. However, this growth also raises concerns about data privacy and security, which will need to be addressed in order to ensure the continued success of IoT.

4. 5G Networks

5G networks are the next generation of mobile networks, offering faster speeds and lower latency than their predecessors. In 2024, we can expect to see more widespread adoption of 5G technology, which will enable new applications such as autonomous vehicles and smart cities. However, the rollout of 5G networks also poses challenges, such as the need for new infrastructure and the potential for increased energy consumption.

5. Quantum Computing

Quantum computing is a relatively new field, but it’s already showing great promise in areas such as cryptography and drug discovery. In 2024, we can expect to see continued progress in the development of quantum computing technology, which could have far-reaching implications for many industries. However, there are also challenges to be overcome, such as the need for new programming languages and the difficulty of building reliable quantum hardware.

These are just a few of the key indicators and prospects that are likely to shape the technological landscape in 2024. As always, the future is uncertain, and there are sure to be surprises along the way. However, by keeping an eye on these trends, we can gain a better understanding of what the future might hold.

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By: DESTINY YOUNG

Technology Infrastructure and IT/Cybersecurity Engineer

Destiny Young
Destiny Young is a highly credentialed information technology professional with over 14 years of industry experience. An HND/BSc (Hons) in Computer Science graduate. He holds a Master of Technology degree in Information Technology from the prestigious University of South Africa (UNISA). He is a Distinction-grade MBA alumnus of Nexford University, Washington, DC, where he also obtained a First-class MSc degree in Digital Transformation. His professional development direction is in Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, and Business Intelligence. He is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria (CIA), the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), etc.
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