Biggest future trends

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • 5G
  • Some humans are more non-biological than biological
  • 2083
  • • Hyper-intelligent computers
  • 2090
  • • Religion is fading from European culture
  • • The average employee works less than 20 hours per week
  • Purely biological humans are typically 7ft tall now, with lifespans of 120+
  • Humanity is becoming a Type 2 civilisation on the Kardashev scale
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning.
  • * Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • * Edge Computing.
  • * Quantum Computing.
  • * Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
  • * Blockchain.
  • * Internet of Things (IoT)
  • * 5G.
  • Some humans are more non-biological than biological
  • • Construction of a transatlantic tunnel is underway
  • • Many former Winter Games venues no longer provide snow
  • • Polar bears face extinction
  • • One in five lizard species are extinct
  • • Deadly heatwaves plague Europe
  • 2083
  • • Hyper-intelligent computers
  • • Hinkley Point C and other nuclear plants are decommissioned
  • • V Sagittae becomes the brightest star in the night sky
  • 2084
  • • Conventional meat is becoming obsolete
  • • Androids are widespread in law enforcement
  • 2085
  • • Five-year survival rates for brain tumours are reaching 100%
  • Religion is fading from European culture
  • • Hypersonic vactrains are widespread
  • 2095–2100
  • • Hurricane defence fields are operational in the U.S.
  • 2095
  • • Global fertility has stabilised at below 2.0 children per woman
  • • Many of the world’s languages are no longer in use
  • 2099
  • • Sea levels are wreaking havoc around the world
  • • 80% of the Amazon rainforest has been lost
  • • The average employee works less than 20 hours per week
  • Purely biological humans are typically 7ft tall now, with lifespans of 120+
  • • The Pillars of Creation are no longer visible from Earth
  • 3100
  • • Humanity is becoming a Type 2 civilisation on the Kardashev scale
  • 3500
  • • Polar reversal of the Earth
  • • The Grand Unification Energy is witnessed
  • 4000
  • • Computer science is reaching its ultimate potential
  • Planet-sized computers dominate the Local Group; humanity’s descendants are a Type 3 civilisation on the Kardashev scale
  • 1,400,000 AD
  • • The Oort Cloud is being disrupted by the approach of Gliese 710
  • 2,000,000 AD
  • • Pioneer 10 is approaching the Aldebaran system
  • 4,000,000 AD
  • • Pioneer 11 is approaching the Lambda Aquilae system
  • 6,800,000 AD
  • • DNA from the 21st century has completely decayed
  • 7,200,000 AD
  • • Mount Rushmore has eroded away
  • 7,600,000 AD
  • • Phobos is ripped apart by Mars’ gravity
  • 8,400,000 AD
  • • LAGEOS-1 returns to Earth
  • 10,000,000 AD
  • • Earth is being threatened by lethal levels of gamma radiation
  • 27,000,000 AD
  • • Smith’s Cloud is colliding and merging with our Milky Way galaxy
  • 30,000,000 –
  • 40,000,000 AD
  • • At some point during this period, an asteroid 10–20 km in size comes on a direct collision course with Earth
  • 50,000,000 AD
  • • Africa merges with Europe, forming a new mountain range to rival the Himalayas
  • 100,000,000 AD
  • • The rings of Saturn have disappeared
  • • The Milky Way galaxy has stabilised from an earlier collision
  • 150,000,000 AD
  • • The Atlantic Ocean begins to close
  • 225,000,000 AD
  • • Sol completes one galactic year
  • 250,000,000 AD
  • • A supercontinent is forming on Earth
  • 600,000,000 AD
  • • Total solar eclipses are no longer possible on Earth
  • 750,000,000 AD
  • • The Sagittarius dwarf galaxy has been absorbed into the larger Milky Way
  • 1,000,000,000 AD
  • • Earth is becoming too hot to support liquid water

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