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1,090 - Speaking About the Future

March 30th, 2015

Episode 220 of 489 episodes

What will the world be like 100 years from now? Look into the future in this episode. Slow dialog: 1:05 Explanations: 2:50 Fast dialog: 14:48 Robert: These designs are really futuristic-looking. Mara: I’m trying to be forward-thinking and imagine what the world will be like in 50 to 100 years. Robert: You think that the world will be filled with space-age gadgets like these? Mara: That’s the natural evolution of technology for the next 100 years, I think. We will continue to develop labor-saving devices, simpler ways of doing everyday tasks, and to improve artificial intelligence. Robert: I’m not sure I want to live in a world that looks like that. It seems so cold and impersonal. Mara: That’s only because most of us have a fear of the unknown. Robert: That’s me in a nutshell. I’d rather return to a simpler way of life with as little innovation and technology as possible. Mara: Like modern sanitation and transportation? Robert: Well, I want to go back in time with some things, but keep my conveniences. Mara: So you want to pick and choose? That shouldn’t be a problem when we figure out time travel. Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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