If you were asked to predict where the world would be in the next 20 years, how would you answer?

AI would be flourishing. The world would have much more advanced technology. Think, 20 years ago, computers looked like this:

How to predict the Arab-Isreali conflict will evolve in the next 50 years

In much the same way as the conflict between Americans and Native Americans resolved in the late nineteenth century. Palestinians will be put in smaller and smaller enclaves, and non-Jewish Israeli citizens will continue to lose parity with Jewish Israeli citizens. There will be no two-state solution, because the Palestinian Authority will be herded into less than microstates.

What will be the future of the world in the next 30 years?

It will be a full of Magic. Yaa I am using the word magic. The things we think can only be done by magic will be achieved. But as computer professional and I research about past and future softwares. This one thing

Can a computer (for example like IBM Watson) make future predictions like Isaac Asimov did in 1964?

Believe it or not, the best prognostications are still made by real humans. But not just any humans, and not just any topics.A good book on the subject is Superforecasting by Tetlock. Human superforecasters do unbelievably well, but there aren't many of them and they need very specific questions to work on.

What do you predict will be the big technological shift during the period from 2016 to 2035?

Without repeating what's already been written, the biggest technological shift we are going to see will be in quantum computing.  The technology has been proven so now it's a matter of developing the code that will make quantum computers do useful work.  Where current computer technology is based on ones and zeros, a quantum computer

Will World War III happen in the 21st century?

If you asked people in the 1950s if WWIII would start in the 20th century, they would have probably said yes. Similarly, most people will answer that it is likely in the 21st century. There are multiple local conflicts with foreign powers vested in

Did Nostradamus predict anything about alien invasions?

Nostradamus, in his prophecies of the future, mentions the great city of the maritime ocean, surrounded by a swamp of crystal.  He also seems to specify the Atlantic coasts of Portugal, Spain, and the border area with France as a

Can dreams predict the future?

I disagree with the way a lot of people answered this because of my own personal experience. In 2009 I had a dream that I was laying in the bed I was actually laying in and I went to turn off the lamp in my room but sparks flew out of it and caught my hair on

What's your favorite prediction in science fiction?

My favorite is a prediction that, I think, HG Wells made for a train using the force of electromagnetic propulsion that is now used by Maglev trains. There are two such trains, one in Japan and the other in Germany.I was impressed, when as

What will be the future of the world in the next 30 years?

It will be a full of Magic. Yaa I am using the word magic. The things we think can only be done by magic will be achieved. But as computer professional and I research about past and future softwares. This one thing

Will technology free us or enslave us?

Here in Germany, we have made the experience after the fall of the Berlin wall that the real limitations are in people's minds. Overcoming "outside limitations" may take time (as seen in Berlin, as well as in the Arab Spring) to overcome imbalances of power, but human history demonstrates that it is just a question

What did Nostradamus predict about China?

In the year 1999, seventh month,From the sky will come a great King of Terror,In order to bring back to life the great king of Angolmois,Before and after Mars reigns in the name of bringing people happiness.Mabus will soon die, then will

Will AI take over humans one day?

Experts say AI can replace humans in 45 yearsResearchers from Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute spoke to 352 experts in machine learning to see what they had to say about our future with AI. As per a popular blog, the unnerving

Will we find ET in the next 50 years?

This is an unanswerable question. We have no idea as to the frequency of potentially habitable planets, never mind the frequency of extraterrestrial civilizations. (Well, we can be fairly sure that there are no supercivilizations about, as by now we would have found galactic-scale supercivilizations. Dyson spheres would also have been found by

When will sociology become a science?

Firstly, in order to examine the essay title it must be laid out exactly what we mean by ‘Science' and ‘Sociology' Science definition. Science is, according to the Oxford dictionary 2002

What is one field in computer science that looks very promising in the future, like 4-6 years from now?

Interface design and implementation philosophy.Designing and building systems that work well is easy. Making them work for the masses that is more difficult.Both Android and Cloud computing are examples of existing technology wrapped with a user friendly interface and implemented in a practical and easy

[SPOILERS] What will Tony Stark do after Captain America: Civil War? Will he kill Bucky, and/or continue with the Avengers?

Sooo....... Someone here is asking the right questions..!!Thanks for the A2A.... but before we begin WHY SO ANONYMOUS??So the question is will Tony go after Bucky or will he continue with the Avengers to answer that let us recap the final scenes of Civil War.First of all , I think by now Tony's hatred

Should Marvel give the Marvel Cinematic Universe an extended break and reboot after Avengers: Infinity War Part 2?

I don't know if "reboot" is the right word, but I just don't think the actors will portray their characters forever.SPOILER BELOW (about AoU, AoS and supposedly Civil War)AoU already introduces a change in the dynamic of

What will happen to the Avengers after Infinity War?

Well Infinity War is not going to be the end of the story. Avengers 4 comes out in 2019 and that will be the conclusion to Infinity War. One of the cast members, I don't remember the name, said,

Would Malaysia go bankrupt?

The current economic parameters do not indicate that Malaysia will go bankrupt in the near future .However , any country should avoid going to war which usually has a very negative impact . The other continus tension with the neighbors puts a long term demand on military spending and has a negative impact on economic growth