Reflections on the Pandemic in the Future of the World

Developments in Information Technologies and Artificial Intelligence in the Post-pandemic Period

The goal of this article is to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact from a perspective of information technologies. The article first discusses and gives examples relating to the use of information technologies in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Second, the article discusses the role of information technologies in defining the social and economic new normal that is expected to emerge in the post COVID-19 period. The article proposes that information and communication technologies have been transforming every aspect of social and economic life, independent of the COVID-19 pandemic; and that COVID-19 only accelerated this transformation.

Prof. Erdal Arıkan
DOI: 10.53478/TUBA.2020.111