UN Secretary-General: Technology such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, biotechnology, etc. may create solutions for global issues

According to the Nikkei News, on June 26, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in an article in the Nikkei News that the G20 summit will be held in Osaka, Japan, and the digital economy will be one of the main topics. New technologies offer tremendous opportunities for peace, human rights and sustainable development. Technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain (distributed ledger technology), and biotechnology are likely to create solutions for global issues. The speed of change is amazing, new technologies are moving from labs to the world at an unprecedented rate, and more than 90% of the data is now produced in the last two years. Digital technology is particularly helpful for the development of underdeveloped regions.