Artificial intelligence is no longer a futuristic concept, but a reality that is starting to replace human interaction in a variety of ways. At-home assistants answer our requests thanks to an “OK Google” and Amazon Key allows in-house parcel deliveries when we are not at home. Even simple tasks such as banking, food shopping or customer service enquiries can now all be a faceless process.
Yet, while technology provides unprecedented levels of efficiency, human interaction and connection are still essential to meet Maslow's fundamental needs for a fulfilled life. In a time of limited attention spans, communication overload and the fastest-pace of life known to man thus far, the time for humans to rise up has never been more important.
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