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Hitachi Chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi feels that the new wave of disruptive technologies will prove ultimately to be more of a boon than a bane to society.
Looking ahead 2018

With technological change, the good will outweigh the bad: Hitachi's Nakanishi

Disruptive innovations should ultimately benefit society

| Japan

TOKYO -- As artificial intelligence and the internet of things are increasingly viewed as beneficial, some industries are voicing concerns about disruption. If -- or more likely when -- disruption occurs, certain sectors will be hard-pressed to avoid going extinct. The Nikkei interviewed Hitachi Chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi about the current wave of technological innovation and its impact on society. 

Q: Technological disruption is occurring across a number of industries. What is your take on this?

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