By 2020, autonomous software agents outside of human control will participate in five percent of all economic transactions
Gartner points to cryptcurrencies for this prediction. It is said that the adoption of such decentralized and machinebased value exchange platform will be the main drive for this prediction to come true. Finally, VPAs’ intelligence and ability to recognize us as individuals will be the answer to passwords. A sort of advanced biometrics, these VPAs practically vouch for us, that we are who we said we are across platforms. Take Microsoft’s Windows Hello as an example.