Monday, August 6, 2012

40 Years to Extinction...

I saw this last week and thought it was fascinating.  Here, futurists (which have accurately predicted the future; now present day) forecast the year 2050.  They produced this wonderful info-graphic highlighting what they believe will be extinct leading into 2050 (including such things as Google, newspapers, and blindness.

WARNING: there's 2 ways to look at this...
1. despair - because things we currently use/enjoy/practice will disappear
2. adventure - because things don't simply disappear, they become new things, technologies, and ways of life.


1 comment:

Den said...

Some of these predictions are the result of trends underway today. Others seem more like wish fulfillment. Picking which is which for any given prediction isn't always easy.