(Other than this sentence, this article was written entirely by ChatGPT based on parts of this article and my prompts)
Embarking on a journey in the world of technology requires strategic moves and insight. In a rapidly evolving world, controlling the future is crucial. Let's dive into six brief but powerful keys to success, interwoven with glimpses of the tech predictions that shape our journey into the 2020s and beyond.
In 2002, my university experience in Russia was confined to the nearest university campus. Today, the world is your playground. Embracing the interconnectedness of the global technology ecosystem. In 2024, we expect borders to dissolve further, creating an environment where international cooperation and diverse networks foster innovation. Seize opportunities to learn, adapt and thrive globally.
Coding is an art, but its sustainability requires a business mindset. In the 2020s, understanding economics has become non-negotiable. Invest your skills wisely, bypassing the fallacy of endless free offers. As we leap into the 2030s, the technology landscape will require business-savvy developers who master the complex dance between innovation and profitability.
Developing code separately hinders progress. Technical ideas must be aligned with economic reality. Programmers often shy away from profit-driven models. In the future, successful programmers will be those who integrate seamlessly into economic structures. Expect a paradigm shift where programmers are motivated beyond fixed salaries, ushering in an era in which programming directly impacts profits and deadlines.
In hindsight, missed opportunities in AI loom large. The future, around 2024, will be dominated by the integration of AI across industries. To succeed, you need to embrace early-stage technologies and ditch outdated ones. The race to stay ahead in the 2030s will be determined by those who easily navigate and contribute to the ever-evolving technological landscape.
The history of technology is a story of exclusion. In the 2020s, industries will see a boom in low-code and no-code solutions, which will disrupt traditional coding methods. Adapt or risk becoming outdated. Survival in the tech world depends on recognizing the next wave and positioning yourself as a pioneer, not a struggler.
Move your position in the technology hierarchy. In the early 2000s, creating a market set me apart from competitors. Today, think higher – be the orchestrator above the markets. Anticipate transformations, create value, and secure your place as a technology leader. In the future, those working at higher levels in the chain will have greater influence and shape industry trends.
Expectations on the horizon:
- Completion of the Turing Test: By 2026, we expect developments to move us closer to completing the Turing Test, blurring the lines between human and artificial intelligence.
- Technological Singularity: The elusive Technological Singularity, a point of unprecedented progress, may be achieved around 2035, changing the technological landscape forever.
- Job Obsolescence: Prepare for Impact Around 2040, traditional job structures give way to automation, artificial intelligence, and new forms of employment, reshaping the workforce.
In our quest to master technology, let these keys open the doors to a future where adaptation, insight, and innovation reign. The journey has begun to unfold, and technology professionals are the engineers of tomorrow.