World Future Society: Top Forecasts for the Future
The World Future Society has released their annual “top forecasts for the future” list. Some of the picks are more feasible than others (many fall in the sci-fi futurist genre), but it's all food for thought.
Top 10 Forecasts for the future:
10. Access to electricity will reach 83% of the world by 2030 09. The middle east will become more secular 08. Urbanization will reach 60% by 2030 07. The race for genetic enhancement will parallel the space race 06. Professional knowledge will become obsolete almost as quickly as it’s acquired 05. The world’s legal systems will be networked 04. College majors and future careers will be more specialized 03. The cars’ days as king of the road may soon be over 02. Bioviolence will become a greater threat as technologies become more accessible 01. By 2030 everything you say and do might be recorded.