Video about life extension: the technological challenges as well as the challenges for civilization.
The vision of the Ehang commuter drone is to automatically fly you to a destination no pilot’s license required.
Songdo is a smart city in South-Korea it is the biggest private city development in history. It was designed by the New York office of Kohn Pedersen Fox. Gale International, holds 61%, Posco 30%, and the remaining 9% is owned by Morgan Stanley Real Estate.
Songdo is awesome but look for yourself in the following video and see other ideas how cities of the future could look like:
Have you ever asked yourself how a Robot Society would look like? A Society in which artificial people would exist and people would be emulated on computers.
Robin Hanson a Professor of Economics at George Mason University and a researcher at the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University envisions such a future in his TEDx Talk. He is a supporter of futarchy — a society where policy decisions are made based on open prediction markets.
He has also written a book about this topic:
The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth
Which got great reviews:
“This hellish cyberworld is quite cool to think about in a dystopian Matrixy way. … brilliantly weird extrapolations“
“What is remarkable … is not just the detail … but the way he situates it within a perceptive analysis of our human past and present.“
Wall Street Journal
“Crammed full of such fascinating visions of an imagined future“
I personally would not assume that we evolve but that we purposely design ourselves to survive in space at some point.