"And melting it is, as the real PropTech revolution will be in what we build, how we build it and what we do in it. And that will upend the entire real estate ecosystem, to the detriment of some but the greater good of a whole lot more." - Antony Slumbers
Antony Slumbers is the quintessential influencer for the European built environment. His forward thinking articles sit on the edge of property futurism. His newest piece covers issues from robots to Brexit while remaining both thought-provoking and poignant -- Antony delivers again.
What if 40% of the workforce really do operate as freelancers by 2020, as has been predicted? What if 45% of all tasks currently performed in offices are taken over by technology, as McKinsey say is possible today? What if 5G does become widely available in 4-8 years and we all have devices with us at all times that can communicate at 10G a second? What if Magic Leap (Google them) do create their augmented reality technology that allows us to conjure up holographically real entities, on demand, anywhere we want? What if AI continues this year's astonishing progress, skips the high priced limited market stage and jumps straight to being an everyday commodity that all of us can take advantage off, easily and practically for free? What if....?