Futurists have their heads in the clouds

Contrary to what many futurists have predicted society would look like in 2050 and beyond, the future will likely feel more or less the same as today. Erik Hoel suggests that while we might have put a colony on Mars by 2050, gotten rid of physical stores, and accepted genetic engineering to avoid disease, society won’t drastically change technologically in 30 years. Technological advancements will be there, but so seamlessly integrated into our lives that it doesn’t feel like the radically-different future filled with hovering cars predicted by futurists. Read full article here


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