What will the world be like 20 years from now?

2037:Solar power + batteries power very nearly everything.3D printers print most of what people use.Brain-machine interfaces work really well, work on building nanotechnology brain-machine interfaces is very promising, but not completely trusted yet.AR and VR mix seamlessly, and with brain-machine interfaces the experiences that

What would happen if Google bought Facebook?

No, I don't think a successfully running billion dollar company will try acquiring another profitable billion dollar company unless the latter is losing its assets/people/name and just want to bailout by selling it (Most of the times it should be

What will happen if Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook merges together? Will it be useful to people?

Its the same thing , If all 200 Countries come together under one roof ! or If lets say a city in Delhi- all business comes together under one name ?If I see the history, I don not recall any such instance ?, Its too hypothetic ? Lets say one case they are together, may be Google

What would happen if say either Apple or Google bought the other (imaginary situation)?

I don't think that would ever happen given that they complement each other's product and services for a great customer experience. If that did happen, considering both are dominant players, regulatory requirements will be significant to handle.As a consumer, I don't think I would like to see both

What shouldn't I do if I go to the future?

Forget the past. If we did that, we'd probably just make the same mistakes over and over. The persistence of memory is what makes any intelligence effective. Any organism that doesn't recall its previous positions and earlier experimentation will be doomed to futile frustration.Of course, ‘going to the future' is what you've

What is going to happen to our civilization in the next 100 years based on the behavior of humans today?

Continued evolution. Third world countries will gradually improve their economies and and standard of living. Some major powers will decline. Other powers will rise. There will probably be lots of minor wars and several major conflicts, but as the world economy becomes dominant over national economies armed

Would humanity survive if everyone was male?

This is a stupid question with an obvius answer.Even if men could produce babies in the vats men are very unsuitable for taking care of the babies and young children and they have very little desire to do that.so even if men had a chance to survive technically they would just get extinct for psychological reasonsIn

What do you think the future will be like 30 years from now?

Oh I have some pretty high hopes for it. But I would first like to establish that this is a highly opinionated and extremely hopeful take on what the world will look like in 30 years.First off, we have my personal favorite science topic, Genetics. In my opinion the leap forward with CRISPR

What if Apple and Samsung work together?

Dilip, Thank You for the A2A, The earth would standstill, water going down the drain would spin the opposite direction rain would flow up instead of down, people would go on red and stop on green. You have two companies that have

Hypothetically, if the cables of an elevator I was riding in snapped, what would be the best bodily position to be in to ensure I survive the fall?

I would say flat on your back and tuck some cushioning under the back of your head, as much as possible. Take off your jacket, shirt, shoes or whatever you have time for, bunch it up and place it under the back of your head and neck. You want to spread the force of the impact

What would happen if Apple, Google, and Microsoft merged?

It would be Skynet! The beginning of the end. Kthulu, and Sauron, and Voldemort, all merged into one. The Borg. Sell all your electronics and move to the forest. Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated

What will happen if Google buys Apple and Microsoft?

Given the current state of Google there are two possibilities.1. It will become the coolest and most powerful company of world. It will have the resources and brain pool to actualize what we know as science fiction based on logical theories. We will also witness a loads

What if Tesla made smartphones?

If Elon led Tesla was really to get into the smartphone domain, it would only happen if Elon could find out something ever-unprecedented and unthinkable in practical smartphones of present day world.I mean, imagine how awesome it would be to have smartphones which could charge themselves out of

Poof, you've now become the last picture you remember drawing. What are you?

I'm a little boy dressed in light blue bunny pajamas.Let me explain why I'm a little boy dressed in light blue bunny pajamas. The picture I drew was for a math project on translations. And I love being extra creative, though I'll admit

What do you think the world will look like in 1000 years?

In 1 millennium?In 10 centuries?In 100 decades?In 1000 years?In 365000 days?In 8760000 hours?In 3............. ok sorry got off track there. But my point is, that's a long time.Light would travel 16 lightyears(and a lightyear is a unit of distance=distance light would travel in a year)In 1000 years, it would be 3018. By then I believe

If you had the option to choose, would you want to know when you would die, or rather live not knowing? Why?

I'd rather not know about itImagine you have a test coming up in two weeks. You haven't prepared for it.There are two approaches to counter the testPrepare for it like crazy. Plan out every micro detail till the last day of the exam. Study for it but lose your self

If technology giants like Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba, and Facebook competed in a war strategy game, who would form alliances and why?

I'm not sure what the point of this question is. The question is nonsensical. Firstly, the companies aren't equal. Apple is more than three times as big and Google is more than three times as big as  FB, BABA or AMZN.They don't

What would happen if Apple, Google and Microsoft were to become political parties?

Apple, promises a lot of things that people have already done, takes credit for it, and looks innovative.Google, it's partners don't really update their platforms when Google does so it is very dysfunctional.Microsoft, good relationship with it's partners, isn't completely dysfunctional and manages to see the future,

Can Google go bankrupt?

Yes. Easily. Let's think about Google for a second. Google's entire annual earnings amount to billions of pounds year on year, but Google makes the majority of its earnings from its AdChoices programme. AdChoices runs up to 95% of all advertising on the internet - all it would take is a fine for advertising, malware that

What would happen if you put your cell phone in the microwave?

My son and I have tried calling a mobile phone (as we call them over here) whilst it was in his microwave. It rang so the reception was not too bad.The point is that the Faraday cage that the microwave oven forms is designed for

What will happen if Google buys Microsoft?

This is an almost unlikely scenario. Microsoft has several loyal customers out there. Innovation is clearly the key to its success currently and MS is listening to its users.If it ever happens, a total buyout or even partially, Google would gain market domination. Open source software would be prevalent. And Apple would use this opportunity to attract business

What would happen if Bill Gates bought Apple?

There is a need of 10 bill gates to buy apple.Bill gates has a totel of 100 bn $ as the latest servey he is the second after Jeff bezos of Amazon.The totel market cap of Apple is around 900 bn $. So gates need around 10 times of money

What would happen if Apple bought Quora?

This, first of all:Its Quora:

In this ever changing world that we live in, which direction will the world take over the next ten years, more freedom and equality? Or do you see mistrust and conflict in the near future?

I see a future of mistrust and conflict no one is listening and the younger generations are seeking truth and there hasn't been much of that, there is zero integrity in our Leaders democracy seems to be a bad joke

What if Apple and Samsung work together?

Dilip, Thank You for the A2A, The earth would standstill, water going down the drain would spin the opposite direction rain would flow up instead of down, people would go on red and stop on green. You have two companies that have

Can humans become immortal?

Immortality is very poorly defined, as far as I can tell. For example, if you could upload your consciousness into a computer and 'run' it forever, would you consider that immortality? Or would you say that because your current fleshy body would die, and have no knowledge

You're stranded at home with no internet, what do you do?

Nice! I watch either Twin Peaks tje return, or do some writing, or lift weigjts, or place.....a vinyl record, or a cassette. Life really was better before social media.The computer edited videos ( my own) let me do WORK, I mastered pagemaker in an all night coffee study session. I wrote

Hypothetically, if the cables of an elevator I was riding in snapped, what would be the best bodily position to be in to ensure I survive the fall?

I would say flat on your back and tuck some cushioning under the back of your head, as much as possible. Take off your jacket, shirt, shoes or whatever you have time for, bunch it up and place it under the back of your head and neck. You want to spread the force of the impact

What would happen if Apple bought WhatsApp?

Considering Apple had bought WhatsApp .Android / Windows Phone WhatsApp users would have migrated to Hike/Viber by now . Bcoz Nothing comes cheap with Apple ;)

What would happen if Apple bought Facebook?

This is my failed attempt on Apple's acquisition of Facebook.Apple will only consider to purchase Facebook for maintaing and growing their user base and expanding its brand reach, or Or OR to strengthen their ecosystem to an offer an unparallel experience, bar none.

What would happen if Apple bought Google?

Hy there!It won't happen in real world, atleast looking at the current circumstances. But if it happens then.Android won't shut down but less number of Android Smartphone makers will remain in the market.Good bye Qualcomm.Apple will integrate Google services to Apple devices such as iPhone Android iPads. Such as Apple mail will shift to

What would happen if Tesla Model S or X (or any electric car) fell into river by accident with the driver and passengers in it?

You potentially have a greater chance of survival than in a traditional car since the combustion engine will fail even faster than the electrical engine. In both instances if you don't get your window open before the engine dies and you have no power you're in some trouble. It's next to impossible to escape from a

What would happen to Tesla if they got bought out by Apple?

Like the mouse scroll wheel, for the first few years the steering wheel would respond to a left turn when the wheel was turned to the left. Then someone in software engineering would come up the brilliant idea that we should be steering from the bottom of the wheel, not the top.

What would happen if my car were stolen and then was in an accident?

First of all, if you find your car was stolen, you must report it to police. If after you reported it the car was involved in an accident and the driver was not found, then you would not be considered at fault for the accident, but your insurance would still

What if Samsung buys Apple?

HeyNo way Samsung will be never able to buy Apple, instead Apple will buy the company (Samsung) as it is much more profitable and advance in its views as compared to Samsung. If you see Apple always delivers something different from its counterparts and you have forgotten that Apple had changed the way we

What are the countries that may not survive next 20 or 50 years?

It is a scary projection, but it is a red alert for most nations to sit up.Countries with over dependence on oil without any other stream of revenue will find it so hard to survive in the near future. Technology is growing at an astronomical rate, machines depending on petroleum

What would happen if my car were stolen and then was in an accident?

First of all, if you find your car was stolen, you must report it to police. If after you reported it the car was involved in an accident and the driver was not found, then you would not be considered at fault for the accident, but your insurance would still

How powerful will Ethiopia be in the year 2050?

With over 90 million inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as well as the second-most populated nation on the African continent.Accroding some charts Ethiopia is doing it quite well.

Will China rule the world one day?

Nobody will dominate the world like the US did.Post WWII, There was a confluence of Cultural (TV and Movies), Economic (US goods leading the world markets), Military and (yes even) Moral factors. and it helped that they had also ended up on the winning side of the most brutal war known.America's or the West's

What if Samsung buys Apple?

HeyNo way Samsung will be never able to buy Apple, instead Apple will buy the company (Samsung) as it is much more profitable and advance in its views as compared to Samsung. If you see Apple always delivers something different from its counterparts and you have forgotten that Apple had changed the way we

What if world has no music invented?

An interesting A2A listed under the topic of invention and Inventions.  I agree with what Steve Morrison has stated, "In a pure sense music wasn't invented. It is an innate human behavior."Some people doodle or draw on a piece of paper when their mind wonders, it

Would Google recruit Mark Zuckerberg as a software developer?

Considering that most people capable of doing a Google search, like people at Google, for example, could find many of the articles written, regarding the founding of facebook, IMHO, wouldn't want him to join.I first learned of facebook at the very same time I learned of ConnectU, in my university newspaper, when both websites had very recently opened

What would happen if Apple bought Facebook?

This is my failed attempt on Apple's acquisition of Facebook.Apple will only consider to purchase Facebook for maintaing and growing their user base and expanding its brand reach, or Or OR to strengthen their ecosystem to an offer an unparallel experience, bar none.

What would happen if my car were stolen and then was in an accident?

First of all, if you find your car was stolen, you must report it to police. If after you reported it the car was involved in an accident and the driver was not found, then you would not be considered at fault for the accident, but your insurance would still

What if Samsung buys Apple?

HeyNo way Samsung will be never able to buy Apple, instead Apple will buy the company (Samsung) as it is much more profitable and advance in its views as compared to Samsung. If you see Apple always delivers something different from its counterparts and you have forgotten that Apple had changed the way we