In a research published in 2018 by the World Economic Forum, the Swiss Think Tank forecasted that by the year 2022, artificial intelligence will have eliminated 75 million jobs worldwide while simultaneously generating 133 million new employment.
The Federal Reserve's hawkish stance is not sustainable, and it is likely that not only will the world's largest central bank stop raising rates altogether by the end of the year, they will reverse course and lower rates.
Other countries are prioritizing quantum information sciences - France aspires to be one of the world's leaders in quantum and supports the European Union's Digital Compass project to produce its first domestic quantum computer by 2025.
If all of the 1,829 species of turtles, crocodiles, lizards, and snakes that have been found to be threatened do indeed become extinct in the coming years, the world will lose a cumulative wealth of 15.6 billion years of evolution.
The semiconductor space continues to be in the global spotlight, and not necessarily because it's poised to become a trillion-dollar industry in less than a decade's time - although, according to McKinsey, it actually is poised to become a trillion-dollar industry by 2030.