Bill Gates Anticipates a ‘Huge Surge in Technology’ Due to AI in the Near Future

Bill Gates expects significant AI use in the US in 18-24 months
The use of AI by the general population in developed countries will start in the next 18 to 24 months, says Bill Gates. It will impact productivity and innovation and accelerate the rate of new discoveries, he says, predicting “a massive technology boom” later in the decade. Gates wants AI to address health issues for the world’s poorest, and he lists several examples of AI being developed for fighting diseases and education in different countries. He emphasizes that the products must be tailored to the people who will use them and predicts that the developing world will not be far behind the developed world in adopting AI.