By Bardia Nezhati, PE, PTOE
Co-authored by Jackie Kuechenmeister, AICP
What is the 4th Industrial Revolution?
We are in the midst of the 4th Industrial Revolution, which is the convergence of and the interaction between emerging technologies. Unlike the three industrial revolutions that came before (steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization), this industrial revolution is unfolding within and around us, pushing beyond new forms of mechanization and challenging our ideas about what it means to be human.