Predictions of the future
A new year and a new decade: What does the future have in store for us? Information revolutions, medical advances, AI? How will humanity tackle its largest problems? I guess we shall just have to wait and see (or get busy inventing it!).
I’ve jotted down some of my predictions for the next 100 years. A quick disclaimer: These are based on nothing more than the musings of a curious mind, so I wouldn’t take them too seriously. Some of them may even seem distasteful to you, but then who said the future was going to be tasteful?
Everything comes back to energy. You want to solve for global warming, water shortages, and agriculture? It’s all about having a cheap, sustainable energy source.
Fortunately, we have that (or at least we do in some senses): nuclear power. The main arguments against nuclear are the massive setup costs, maintenance costs, and safety hazards. These are...
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