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40 future predictions.

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posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 04:03 AM
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I received these predictions in an Email and while I am quite certain many events will not happen in the remainder of my life time I still find some of them interesting and even possible... For better or worse here they are:


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> *Hard-to-believe predictions that may soon be the reality of our world*
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> 1. Auto repair shops will disappear.
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> 2. A petrol/diesel engine has 20,000 individual parts. An electrical motor has 20. Electric cars are sold with lifetime guarantees and are only repaired by dealers. It takes only 10 minutes to remove and replace an electric motor.
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> 3. Faulty electric motors are not repaired in the dealership but are sent to a regional repair shop that repairs them with robots.
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> 4. Your electric motor malfunction light goes on, so you drive up to what looks like a car wash, and your car is towed through while you have a cup of coffee and out comes your car with a new electric motor!
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> 5. Petrol pumps will go away.
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> 6. Street corners will have meters that dispense electricity. Companies will install electrical recharging stations; in fact, they’ve already started in the developed world.
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> 7. Smart major auto manufacturers have already designated money to start building new plants that only build electric cars.
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> 8. Coal industries will go away. Gasoline/oil companies will go away. Drilling for oil will stop. So say goodbye to OPEC! The middle-east is in trouble.
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> 9. Homes will produce and store more electrical energy during the day and then they use and will sell it back to the grid. The grid stores it and dispenses it to industries that are high electricity users. Has anybody seen the Tesla roof?
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> 10. A baby of today will only see personal cars in museums. The FUTURE is approaching faster than most of us can handle.
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> 11. In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. Who would have thought of that ever happening?
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> 12. What happened to Kodak and Polaroid will happen in a lot of industries in the next 5-10 years … and most people don't see it coming.
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> 13. Did you think in 1998 that 3 years later, you would never take pictures on film again? With today’s smart phones, who even has a camera these days?
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> 14. Yet digital cameras were invented in 1975. The first ones only had 10,000 pixels, but followed Moore's law. So as with all exponential technologies, it was a disappointment for a time, before it became way superior and became mainstream in only a few short years.
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> 15. It will now happen again (but much faster) with Artificial Intelligence, health, autonomous and electric cars, education, 3D printing, agriculture and jobs.
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> 16. Forget the book, “Future Shock”, welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution.
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> 17. Software has disrupted and will continue to disrupt most traditional industries in the next 5-10 years.
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> 18. UBER is just a software tool, they don't own any cars, and are now the biggest taxi company in the world! Ask any taxi driver if they saw that coming.
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> 19. Airbnb is now the biggest hotel company in the world, although they don't own any properties. Ask Hilton Hotels if they saw that coming.
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> 20. Artificial Intelligence: Computers become exponentially better in understanding the world.
> This year, a computer beat the best Go-player in the world, 10 years earlier than expected.
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> 21. In the USA, young lawyers already don't get jobs. Because of IBM's Watson, you can get legal advice (so far for right now, the basic stuff) within seconds, with 90% accuracy compared with 70% accuracy when done by humans. So, if you study law, stop immediately. There will be 90% fewer lawyers in the future, (what a thought!) only omniscient specialists will remain.
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> 22. Watson already helps nurses diagnosing cancer, its 4 times more accurate than human nurses.
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> 23. Facebook now has a pattern recognition software that can recognize faces better than humans. In 2030, computers will become more intelligent than humans.
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> 24. Autonomous cars: In 2018 the first self-driving cars are already here. In the next 2 years, the entire industry will start to be disrupted. You won't want to own a car anymore as you will call a car with your phone, it will show up at your location and drive you to your destination.
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> 25. You will not need to park it you will only pay for the driven distance and you can be productive while driving. The very young children of today will never get a driver's license and will never own a car.
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> 26. This will change our cities, because we will need 90-95% fewer cars. We can transform former parking spaces into green parks.
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> 27. About 1.2 million people die each year in car accidents worldwide including distracted or drunk driving. We now have one accident every 60,000 miles; with autonomous driving that will drop to 1 accident in 6 million miles. That will save a million lives plus worldwide each year.
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> 28. Most traditional car companies will doubtless become bankrupt. They will try the evolutionary approach and just build a better car, while tech companies (Tesla, Apple, Google) will do the revolutionary approach and build a computer on wheels.
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> 29. Look at what Volvo is doing right now; no more internal combustion engines in their vehicles starting this year with the 2019 models, using all electric or hybrid only, with the intent of phasing out hybrid models.
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> 30. Many engineers from Volkswagen and Audi; are completely terrified of Tesla and they should be. Look at all the companies offering all electric vehicles. That was unheard of, only a few years ago.
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> 31. Insurance companies will have massive trouble because, without accidents, the costs will become cheaper. Their car insurance business model will disappear.
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> 32. Real estate will change. Because if you can work while you commute, people will abandon their towers to move far away to more beautiful affordable neighborhoods.
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> 33. Electric cars will become mainstream about 2030. Cities will be less noisy because all new cars will run on electricity.
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> 34. Cities will have much cleaner air as well.
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> 35. Electricity will become incredibly cheap and clean.
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> 36. Solar production has been on an exponential curve for 30 years, but you can now see the burgeoning impact. And it’s just getting ramped up.
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> 37. Fossil energy companies are desperately trying to limit access to the grid to prevent competition from home solar installations, but that simply cannot continue - technology will take care of that strategy.
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> 38. Health: The Tricorder X price will be announced this year. There are companies who will build a medical device (called the "Tricorder" from Star Trek) that works with your phone, which takes your retina scan, your blood sample and you breath into it. It then analyses 54 bio-markers that will identify nearly any Disease. There are dozens of phone apps out there right now for health purposes.
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> 39. Money as we know it will disappear. Cryptocurrency will become the new monetary system with actual gold giving it its value. Karatbars International the future of money.
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> 40. Cellular and satellite phones will be replaced by VOB voice over blockchain giving you total privacy and security. No one will be able to tap your call or hack your money. Already sold and operational from 1 October 2019. The Karatbars K1 phone.
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> WELCOME TO TOMORROW – it actual




posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 04:09 AM
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a reply to: 727Sky



2. A petrol/diesel engine has 20,000 individual parts.

Lets stop there and file the thing under the "ignorance incarnate" folder.




posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 04:12 AM
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a reply to: 727Sky

Why the pessimism to a degree,? The first 39 seemed quite realistic to me as did the time frames.

Number 40 will never ever be handed to the masses, the PTB would never allow that kind of freedom.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 04:35 AM
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a reply to: CthruU



Number 40 will never ever be handed to the masses, the PTB would never allow that kind of freedom.


Before you get too excited, Voice Over Blockchain sounds like your conservation will be recorded in the ledger foreverish. Comes down to who has the keys for who gets access.

Overall, sounds interesting. Kinds going that way I guess. As for some of these combustions cars, will be worth more than a Rembrandt if looked after in time to come. Will be a market for oil,petrol for a while, lot of current infrastructure dependent on it. Takes a while to change stuff over.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 04:44 AM
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a reply to: 727Sky

I hope all of that happens.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 05:22 AM
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a reply to: 727Sky

Sounds like there is going to be massive unemployment coming. Or will Big Brother dictate where these people work or will he simply provide for them?



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 06:07 AM
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Viral advertising for a company that sells mini goldbars and/or cryptocurrency and related products (see numbers 39 and 40). 1 future prediction: this thread will be deleted.
edit on 30-9-2019 by MindBodySpiritComplex because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 06:29 AM
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originally posted by: Chance321
a reply to: 727Sky

Sounds like there is going to be massive unemployment coming. Or will Big Brother dictate where these people work or will he simply provide for them?


Depopulation triggers.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 06:44 AM
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I hate to be the pessimist but this sounds more like a wish-list than a prediction of 40 things to come. Not to mention, several aren't predictions at all but simply statements of fact from the past.

By the way, number 8, the oil industry won't go away just because we'll have electric cars. I'm sure the cars will have a lot of plastic components. That's go to come from somewhere.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 07:17 AM
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originally posted by: Chance321
a reply to: 727Sky

Sounds like there is going to be massive unemployment coming. Or will Big Brother dictate where these people work or will he simply provide for them?



That has always been a question of mine also.. Driver-less trucks , self driving electric cars, once the 5g gets established... unless the 5G fries us all except for the well shielded !



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 07:19 AM
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originally posted by: LogicalGraphitti
I hate to be the pessimist but this sounds more like a wish-list than a prediction of 40 things to come. Not to mention, several aren't predictions at all but simply statements of fact from the past.

By the way, number 8, the oil industry won't go away just because we'll have electric cars. I'm sure the cars will have a lot of plastic components. That's go to come from somewhere.


I totally agree as just about everything from colors to clothes are made from petroleum products .. Those who hate the oil industry do not even know what they are hating.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 08:49 AM
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a reply to: 727Sky

Ok I understand the revolution is coming with regards to jobs and robots etc

my only issue with this , and probably a #in nail in the coffin for the whole system.

If robots are replacing all of our jobs, who is paying the taxes that keep the system a float

because as far as I remember robots dont need pay to eat or survive.

So if all of a sudden robots are replacing working humans, then the governments tax revenue is going to crash and burn as all the working class roles are replaced by cheap robots who dont need holidays and pay !

WHere will all the taxes come from ?

they wont come from the big corporations because the governments havent collected their taxes on big corp?

big corp firing all their employees and replacing with robots who dont need income and dont pay taxes

I sense an EPIC #in hole in the system and its going to crash and burn



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 09:03 AM
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a reply to: CthruU

Agreed that they probably won't let us have #40. Further, they will resist giving us #39, because if the powers that be let the masses have 'real money' again, it would weaken their ability to create money out of thin air to fuel government and corporate debt binges, and it would weaken central banks. Can't have THAT hahaha



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 09:12 AM
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that is not exactly what would happen, the more robots the more profit ergo the more to tax


the more money that is made the more they can pay in Taxes.

or we do away with monies all together and do a "Star Trek" society.

but that is communist



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 09:45 AM
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Real estate will change. Because if you can work while you commute, people will abandon their towers to move far away to more beautiful affordable neighborhoods.
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Maybe eventually people will eschew houses all together and live in bus like things all connected to the electric grid that never stop and constantly travel around the country. Working through wifi and always on the move..



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 09:50 AM
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I see a civilization where with blue tooth implants every person will be connected with each other and in communication and we will live in peace and harmony as we voyeristically evesdrop on everyone else.

It will take awhile to rebuild the infrastructure after the civil war.

www.marketwatch.com...
edit on 30-9-2019 by olaru12 because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 10:14 AM
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originally posted by: 727Sky

originally posted by: LogicalGraphitti
I hate to be the pessimist but this sounds more like a wish-list than a prediction of 40 things to come. Not to mention, several aren't predictions at all but simply statements of fact from the past.

By the way, number 8, the oil industry won't go away just because we'll have electric cars. I'm sure the cars will have a lot of plastic components. That's go to come from somewhere.


I totally agree as just about everything from colors to clothes are made from petroleum products .. Those who hate the oil industry do not even know what they are hating.


Yeah, it is hilarious. People don't realize that plastics are an oil by product. So is asphalt. Modern society and the vast majority of the products that make everyday life so easy would disappear without the oil industry.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 10:35 AM
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another question electric proponents stumble with - is :

how are you going to electric power the aviation and marine sectors ?



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 10:39 AM
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Wait what? A good portion of these require the use of electricity. Yet #35 says electricity will be much cheaper. I call BS!

If we need it — TPTB will jack the prices up.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 10:44 AM
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originally posted by: ignorant_ape
another question electric proponents stumble with - is :

how are you going to electric power the aviation and marine sectors ?


There are electric aviation motors.... However, range is far more of a limiting factor with flight more so than ground transportation for obvious reasons.

I am a big fan of electric, but the reality is we just shift from oil to other materials. Nickel, lithium, etc. I think electric at the consumer level is far more beneficial, but I don't think it is really ready or possible for industrial applications yet.



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