While many are still trying to figure out how to use the latest smartphone or AR/VR headset, another branch of technology is quickly developing – and will soon impact everything in your world.

Once a topic of science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly being developed in leaps and bounds – reaching new milestones and clearing old hurdles quicker than expected.

What does this mean for you?

Everything is going to change very soon.

Work will be noticeably different in the coming years, as manufacturing and service jobs quickly become supplemented with AI. This doesn’t mean every job will disappear overnight, but workers in these positions will need to adapt to the changing environment.

Additionally, scientific and medical breakthroughs will be accelerated as AI learns new ways to solve old problems. There’s no replacement for human ingenuity and creativity, but AI can help tackle some of the more pain-staking mathematical problems, freeing up humans to look at more human-oriented problems.

Ready or not, here it comes. To thrive in this changing world, you would be smart to begin learning basic coding, software engineering, or robotics. While that may seem like a struggle, taking the time now to do this won’t just secure your job in the future, but open up a new horizon of hire paying jobs.

The future is here, and it looks bright.