What’s the future of AI?

We’re in the midst of a revolution. Just as steam power, mechanized engines, and coal supply chains transformed the world in the 18th century, AI technology is currently changing the face of work, our economies, and society as we know it. To outcompete in the future, organizations and individuals alike need to get familiar fast. We don’t know exactly what the future will look like. But we do know that these seven technologies will play a big role. This series of McKinsey Explainers, which draws on insights from articles by McKinsey’s Eric Lamarre, Rodney W. Zemmel, Kate Smaje, Michael Chui, Ida Kristensen, and others, dives deep into the seven technologies that are already shaping the years to come.

What’s the future of AI?

What is AI (artificial intelligence)?

What is generative AI?

What is artificial general intelligence (AGI)?

What is deep learning?

What is prompt engineering?

What is machine learning?

What is tokenization?