Portugal: the next technological tiger?

I was alerted to an article published in nature – an international journal of the scientific community – and my eyes almost popped out of their sockets. The title was not very simple. Anything about “matrix multiplication algorithms”. But his implications resonated on Twitter: machine learning it gets better. Put simply: computers are getting better and better at teaching other computers to run faster. Ultimately, everything will become “exponential”, and the implications for different sectors and countries are huge.

For several years, the term “fourth industrial revolution” has been floating in the mouths of futurists. To many observers, it was just another postman. Yes, computers and the Internet were creating a new kind of industrial revolution. And then?! But it quickly became very clear that business and industry were accelerating like never before, and things were going to go faster and faster.

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