The city of Long Beach and the Los Angeles-based technology company Xtelligent has collaborated with Mercedes Benz to deploy a fleet of up to 50 smart vehicles and artificial intelligence-driven software in the city. The cars and software will communicate with each other to provide real-time data to traffic signals.
The 21st century has been a tale of rapid technological advancement with computers getting exponentially powerful and newer and better technology and gadgets being invented daily. While we have seen rapid technological advancement in the first 2 decades of the century, the digital transformation of businesses, individual lives has been gradual.
Digital technology has already produced innovations to combat hate speech, disinformation, and fake news stories. The biggest web platforms for disinformation campaigns are social media platforms that enable and allow people to post and share their beliefs and ideas.
Modern government is increasingly relying on digital technologies to execute workflows with higher efficiency while making time for more high-value interactions and hence increased satisfaction for public services.