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What will humans be like in 30-100 years

Postby BillW on Tue 02 Oct 2018 21:11

Will we be genetically altered, become cyborgs or merge with AI. I suspect a little of each. Some of the folk in the article below think a lot of each.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyl ... -100-years
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Re: What will humans be like in 30-100 years

Postby aramis on Tue 13 Nov 2018 17:57

100 years? maybe.
I think they're being overly optimistic. Especially about battery tech and medical progress.
Then again, I'm in that over-40 crowd.
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Re: What will humans be like in 30-100 years

Postby Cralis on Tue 13 Nov 2018 19:59

The Verge Singularity!

I think it's possible, but I don't think that politically, economically, or socially we'll allow it to happen.
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Re: What will humans be like in 30-100 years

Postby southwestforests on Sat 17 Nov 2018 22:14

I'd say that their opening statements are spot on:
Predicting the future is a fool’s game at the best of times. Right now it’s madness – so much is up in the air technologically, politically, economically, ecologically and spiritually, it seems as likely we’ll be shivering in caves as enjoying our new bionic exoskeletons by 2118. For all the talk of humans living longer, life expectancy has flatlined in recent years. The near future doesn’t look younger and fitter so much as older and fatter, as the median age in the developed world powers past 40 towards the middle of the century.

But of all the developments emerging now, it’s technology focused on the human body that would appear to introduce the most chaos into the system.

And on that in particular, "Predicting the future is a fool’s game at the best of times", I still remember what the 1970s predictions of right now looked like ...
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