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Life in 2100

Are we going to make contact with intelligent alien life by 2050? Will racism still be a significant phenomenon in 2100? Will we have a single world government by then?Civilization will change in unimaginable ways in the coming decades and centuries. Which is exactly what makes trying to imagine those..

Are we going to make contact with intelligent alien life by 2050? Will racism still be a significant phenomenon in 2100? Will we have a single world government by then?

Civilization will change in unimaginable ways in the coming decades and centuries. Which is exactly what makes trying to imagine those changes so engaging.

On Long Bets you can read, and vote on, some pretty bold predictions of social and/or scientific importance. Bettors (including--no joke--Ted Danson, Brian Eno, and Ray Kurzweil) put real stakes behind their claims and write essays for their positions.

Totally engrossing.