22-May-20, Asia Times

Back in October, former Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang first cautioned that the world is now undergoing a Fourth Industrial Revolution, and everyone needs to be prepared for how the adoption of cyber-physical systems will significantly change the way people live and work.

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This new world is taking computerization a step further to include smart technology such as artificial intelligence, facial ID recognition, 3D printing, genome editing and digital health-care sensors. 

In parts of Africa and Asia with a prevalence of infectious diseases, poverty and rapid population growth, programs are in place to provide digital identification with vaccines and possible birth-control implants with a microchip.  

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