The fourth revolution has by itself proved that it is happening far before someone would have expected, indicating we need to move (adopt, adjust, accommodate) faster than our ancestors.
The advantages are — well, may be we have all our work done faster, precision, improved health care, faster communication and greater attention to detail.
What cybernetics and digitalization would necessarily mean is a threat to privacy and also to humans as the unassuming humans would be scraped if not aware of privacy breaches and cyber crimes. Another step forward, there is always a fear in our conscious or sub conscious minds about failure of machines when they become fatal.
By: Srinivas Annapureddy