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Subject: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/06/13 at 6:50 am

What are your hopes and dreams by this decade (2030 AD - 2039 AD)? What is the future for us? Where would you be? so many questions, yet many possibilities of answers...

This decade would be one of the most significant decade in human history (assuming no alien invasion ), for many reasons including the point where technology singularity with biological beings may reach a turning point, planned Mars Man Exploration and Moon Colonization is predicted to begin on this decade, human population will reach its peak on planet earth ever!! many concerns in regards to climate change, pollutions and food shortage and possibly rise of GMO's in many parts of the world, and possible civil wars that may arised as a result of these conflicts for survival. What fate as humans do we hold? will we reach our dream goal to balance the earth once more or will there be more problems than expected? Will our promise of today be a mere words than actions or the opposite? what impacts, dreams and everything you can comprehend you can tell, hope or achieve by then?

and most of all, in 2030s,will there be... Flying cars? Hover crafts? Robot Servants? Hologram Virtual game (I think this has happened already though), and lots of other stuff??

For a fact though, by 2030:

- Baby Boomers (Born between 1946-1964) will mostly retired and if without early government intervention, the population faces huge challenge of health, facilities shortage, dependancy and other senior citizens matters, they will be the first retired generation that will have full use of today's and near future virtual digital technology and predicted to be one of the most fit senior citizens and very independent (ohhh gawwd  :o )
- Generation X (Born between 1965-1979) will dominate Political landscape with their idea of transperency, socialism and commonplace for all types of subculture and groups in the world to exist of the world and will begin to retire sometime this decade until around 2060s assuming retiring age increases and/or people's biological body is fit for longer
- Generation Y (Born between 1980-1994) will be the generation that dominate the workforce and determine the outcome of the world by the end of this century with their innovative approach and flexibility. already shaped today's social landscape, predicted to be the world's leader in this decade and will continue so for the reminder of the century
- Generation Z (Born between 1995-2009) will all be adults and becoming the voice of young generation and will become the crafty generation that will improved the system that generation Y started and will bring humanity into the 22nd century world and possibly if continued, transhumanism prediction technology will arrive during their retirement age

Most of 2000s and 2010s artists by 2030 be considered old vintage records and classics.... even more for the pre 2000s pop culture, I am sure it will survive (I know the beattles and Elvis legacy will) but what about the others?? What would a person in 2030 think of Michael Jackson? Madonna? Billy Idol?Cher??? Ice Cube? Snoop Dog? David Bowie? and all those things?? what do you think will or should happen by 2030 or during 2030s??

more facts are to come to keep this thread interesting but do please contribute ;) it's an open thread

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Inlandsvägen1986 on 01/06/13 at 11:35 am

I'll turn 44 in 2030.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fusefan on 01/06/13 at 11:38 am

I'll be 40.  :P

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: warped on 01/06/13 at 12:04 pm

It's good you bumped this thread after only 15 minutes...we totally lost track of it for those minutes.

If I'm still alive in 2030 ( and I hope not ), I'd like sexy Snow White as a Robot Servant. If she looks like my avater, I'll be content.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: 80sfan on 01/06/13 at 1:18 pm

I think everything will be computerized/digital by then. Actually I think by 2025 it'll be futuristic, but not quite The Jetsons yet, at least not for another 200 years! But it sure as hell won't be like the 90s to 2010s anymore.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: 80sfan on 01/06/13 at 1:19 pm

Oh and I'll be 41 for most of the year!

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: MarkMc1990 on 01/06/13 at 1:42 pm

I'll turn 40 in October that year :(

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Spiral13 on 01/06/13 at 1:53 pm

Today will be considered retro by some at that stage. The year 2000 will be regarded as very old indeed, particularly by those born after it.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/06/13 at 3:22 pm

and I'll be 56.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/06/13 at 6:09 pm

I'll be 36 in 2030, yes you could say I will be in my prime (actually assume that we improve our longevity with technology) people up to 60 years old could still be in their prime and 60 onwards might be conisdered the new "middle age" :p

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 01/06/13 at 7:09 pm

I will turn 60 in 2030.

I just hope we can make it there without some major global war happening between now and then.  :-\\

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 01/06/13 at 9:28 pm

I'll turn 43 in 2030, and 52 in 2039.

It's way too hard to predict what things will be like in the future. Back in 1993, most people thought we'd have flying cars by now. ;D

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/06/13 at 10:14 pm

pretty soon, 1970s and 1980s pop culture would be regarded as their grandparents era (its already happening with the 1960s now)  ::)

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Emman on 01/06/13 at 11:09 pm


I'll turn 43 in 2030, and 52 in 2039.

It's way too hard to predict what things will be like in the future. Back in 1993, most people thought we'd have flying cars by now. ;D


Nah, this is probably what they though our cars would be like(this is from a 1995 simpsons episode, based in circa 2010).

http://www.11points.com/images/lisaswedding/priusdesign.jpg

This car from the 1995 episode looks very similar to a prius if you ask me.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Inertia on 01/07/13 at 5:25 am

I'll be 41 in 2030 and will be 50 in 2039. I will be the same age my mom is now by the end of the decade which is fairly wild.  :o

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/07/13 at 7:04 am


I'll be 36 in 2030, yes you could say I will be in my prime (actually assume that we improve our longevity with technology) people up to 60 years old could still be in their prime and 60 onwards might be conisdered the new "middle age" :p



Will you age gracefully?

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/07/13 at 7:05 am


I'll turn 43 in 2030, and 52 in 2039.

It's way too hard to predict what things will be like in the future. Back in 1993, most people thought we'd have flying cars by now. ;D


Well,they were wrong!  :P

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: belmont22 on 01/07/13 at 9:04 am

I will be 40 to 44. Haha I accidentally voted 30-34 though.

40s is still pretty young in my book.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/07/13 at 5:27 pm



Will you age gracefully?


hopefully ;)

ohh here's another interesting info and predictions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdtKUW94tVA

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/07/13 at 7:45 pm


hopefully ;)

ohh here's another interesting info and predictions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdtKUW94tVA


the video is pretty interesting.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/07/13 at 7:45 pm

I wonder what Pathmark might be 17 years from now?

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/08/13 at 4:17 am

uhhh pathmark would be still a store :p

what are your hopes by 2030 that you wish happened??

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/08/13 at 7:08 am


uhhh pathmark would be still a store :p

what are your hopes by 2030 that you wish happened??


By 2030? I'm sure by that time, everything we do will be computerized.

Like, we can order food online or Skype instead of being via telephone.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/08/13 at 7:17 am


I wonder what Pathmark might be 17 years from now?
Online shopping only.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/08/13 at 8:13 am


Online shopping only.


avoid big lines.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/08/13 at 9:55 pm


avoid big lines.
More delivery trucks on the road.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/09/13 at 7:29 am


More delivery trucks on the road.


more speedy trucks.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/10/13 at 12:12 am

do u guys see the next big global revolution in this decade :p?

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: belmont22 on 01/10/13 at 3:11 am


do u guys see the next big global revolution in this decade :p?


You know, I hope so, but honestly I think it won't begin until 2018/19ish or maybe not even until the 2020s.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/10/13 at 8:09 am


do u guys see the next big global revolution in this decade :p?


What is it? ???

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/10/13 at 8:10 am

We'll be talking to people via Jetsons television screen.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: amjikloviet on 01/10/13 at 7:19 pm

In 2030 I will turn 50....and all seems right in starlight! ;)

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/10/13 at 10:19 pm


What is it? ???


I don't know for sure, but since enviornment ecologically and socially and technologically are changing, so will our mindsets be and our attitude to our surroundings, 2030s will be very different from the consumerism culture of 1980s- 2010s, I think it is inevitable that we should see some of these revolutions in around the next 7 - 10 years or so for its beginning xD for god sakes humans can now tamper genetics!!

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Starde on 01/12/13 at 2:35 am

I'll be 39 in 2030.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Ta'Quan on 01/12/13 at 9:48 pm

I'll be 28!  8)

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: NostalgicWanderer92 on 01/12/13 at 10:51 pm

I'll 38! Nearly pushing 40!  :D xD

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Ta'Quan on 01/13/13 at 3:36 am

Scratch that previous post! I forgot to do the numbers more clearly lol ::)

I'll actually be 38 by 2030 and 47 by 2039! By then, hopefully I'll have a nice stable job with excellent pay. Living in a nice neighborhood either in the city (Nearby Washington D.C., or NYC, Philly, Chicago, Atlanta, Santa Monica, San Diego, Portland) or the suburbs (if they're still around at the time) and have an awesome and loving wife with a nice family of our own! :)

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/14/13 at 12:01 am

there's the positive futurist :p

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/51.html

Earth 2030 – healthier, safer, more enjoyable

By Dick Pelletier

            What will life be like in 2030? Those who ponder such things, futurists and other visionaries, suggest exciting and sometimes fantastic possibilities. As we begin our trek into the world of tomorrow, predictions of things to come rush towards us at breathtaking speeds.

            Experts predict that between now and 2020, we will see more science and technology advances than we experienced during the entire 20th century – and from 2020 to 2100, developments will outpace the last 20,000 years of human progress.

            Nobody knows for sure what will happen in the future, but by projecting present-day knowledge, we can make plausible guesses. Hollywood creates fantastic futures, but they always talk about worlds gone mad, or make it sound so negative that none of us would ever want to live there. Think of it this way, custom t-shirts will say the same things but the material will be different, you will see a lot of this in the future.

            But from research that's underway today, and scientific projections of things to come, we can piece together a probable future world, and what life might be like living in that world. Readers are invited to track me down in 25 years and tell me whether I was right or wrong.
People

            World population has climbed to 9.3 billion, and most people look forward to a life expectancy of 200 years or more. Advanced nanotech has eliminated world hunger in 2030 and could, experts say, provide a comfortable life on Earth for up to 100 billion people in the future.

            A 2004 Scientific American magazine article projection that one in five Americans would be senior citizens by 2030, proved far too conservative. Biotech breakthroughs have provided tremendous improvements in health care, which has slashed death rates far beyond what most pundits had predicted; and during this same time, public apathy towards creating children simply to "continue the family line” has resulted in fewer births. Nearly half the US population is over 65 in 2030.

The world death rate has decreased annually from 55 million in 2004 to 35 million in 2020, to 5 million in 2030. Accidents are the leading cause of death in 2030, and forward-thinkers believe that by 2040 or before, all unwanted deaths will be eliminated; providing an indefinite lifespan for everyone.

            Most senior citizens opt for genetic rejuvenation, which provides stronger internal organs, bones and muscles; and a more resilient, youthful looking skin. Those who have undergone this procedure do not consider themselves old – they have the look and feel of a 20-something. Seniors, with their vast memories, strong minds, and youthful bodies, are envied and respected everywhere. China has revered their older population for centuries – now, the rest of the world is following suit.

            Earth is safer and more enjoyable in 2030 than it was during the turbulent ‘teens and early 20s. Mind-expanding sciences eventually gained the upper hand on terror threats bringing peace to nearly all the world.

            The U.S., China, and European Union have maintained a united bond over the last 10 years, which has spurred freedom and growth in most of the world's under-developed regions.
Energy

            Most of the world's energy will soon come from fusion reactors. Industrial development of this inexhaustible energy is in full swing everywhere. However, in 2030, driverless cars still operate with electric motors powered by hydrogen fuel cells that last for the life of the vehicle.
Weaponry

            Non-lethal arsenals make up most world defense systems. These nanotech humanitarian weapons do not injure or kill; they use special procedures that temporarily disrupt the enemy's thoughts – taking away all desires to fight. However, most countries will soon be manning their war machines with robots – removing humans completely from risks of war.
Biotech

            2010 to 2020 was heralded as the "golden age of biotech”. Stem cell and other gene therapies made replacement organs affordable to nearly everyone. Most people now live in a healthy body immune from disease and aging, with a life expectancy of 200 years or more.
Nanotech

            2020 to 2035 is considered the "golden age of nanotech”, and it has taken center stage throughout the world in 2030.

            Nano-replicators have been perfected over the last five years, and are beginning to appear on kitchen counters everywhere. These "miracle” machines provide food, clothing, and appliances for families at little or no cost. Replicators are affecting world commerce unlike anything ever before in history. Old economics based on scarcity and prices have mostly disappeared. This has transformed the workplace – eliminating most human labor – while raising living standards around the world.

            Most inventors provide replicators free, and charge a small fee for software that gives the machine its building instructions. Receiving food and household items at little or no cost has dramatically cut living costs. Workers spend less time on the job because they need less money to live on. This results in more time for fun and recreation with family and friends.

            Software costs represent the largest family expense in 2030. To replicate a new car, TV, food, or other items desired, software is ordered via the Internet which instructs replicators to build the item(s) using raw materials such as dirt, air, and seawater.

            Also, recently developed nanobots – tiny cell-repair mechanisms that roam throughout the human body to locate and correct health problems before they start – are beginning to appear. Nanotech is revolutionizing manufacturing, health care, travel, energy, food supply, and warfare – it's no wonder people refer to this amazing technology as "the most hyped science of all time”.

Beyond 2030

            The Singularity: Researchers anxiously await the arrival of the singularity, a point in time expected around the mid-2030s, when many believe that computer/robots will surpass humans in intelligence. As silicon creations reach this critical level and learn to duplicate themselves; they will add more brainpower to each succeeding generation they construct. This will cause an explosion of information, unlike anything the world has ever seen. Experts predict these super-intelligent robots will maintain a strong bond with their creators and share this newly-gained information with humans through human-machine interfaces.

            Mind Uploading: By 2035, advanced quantum computing has enabled researchers to unravel the mysteries of our 100 billion neurons and the trails each neuron leaves when it communicates with approximately 10,000 other neurons. Memories, personality, and feelings – non-physical elements that describe a human being – can now be scanned and uploaded into a robot, or newly-cloned human body, enabling life to continue indefinitely. Although few people want to live forever, most believe the choice of life, or death should be theirs – not left to some accident.

            Restoring the Cryogenically-Suspended: Advanced nanotech and neuronal research have enabled resuscitation of cryonic patients whose brains have been neuro-preserved. This new life-sparking procedure captures complete past memories and personality traits and processes them for upload into a new body with an enormous increase in brain power. By 2039, many formerly deceased "cryonics” have experienced happy reunions with loved ones and descendants. Restored patients undergo extensive counseling that helps them adjust to 2030s Earth life. Scientists feel confident that procedures to revive all cryonic-preserved patients will soon be developed.

            Are we alone? Humans have never accepted the idea that only Earth harbors life. Most experts believe that humanoid-type life, with sense organs like ours, has probably developed in other places and times – although skin type, facial arrangement, number of digits etc. could differ from ours.

            The question of whether alien planets have intelligent beings on them is still unanswered in 2030. Experts even disagree that intelligence of human quality is the normal culmination of evolution. But the proposed "worm-hole” project – which will enable instant information exchange to vast distances in space – is expected to get underway sometime between 2040 and 2050. People are hopeful that alien life forms will be discovered sometime during the last half of this century.

Will this future happen?

            British Telecom's Ian Pearson suggests that advances in genetics and nanotech expected by 2030 will be sufficient for us to make a realistic stab at ending death.

            Clearly the road to this mind-boggling future winds around unknown, possibly even dangerous turns. But strong commerce and government support is driving this optimistic vision forward – and it promises to unfold in our lifetime. Get ready to enjoy!

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/23/13 at 5:00 am

bump!!! any thoughts?

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: captainEO on 01/23/13 at 12:03 pm

It's kinda funny to think that young starlets now will be quite old then.

Kristen Stewart will be 40! Can you imagine? Emma Watson and Jennifer Lawrence too.
Taylor Swift will be 41 :o.

Ryan Gosling, and Zach Levi (from Chuck) will both be 50.

Wow, I hope the '10s last for a long time, I don't want to get old.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: Howard on 01/23/13 at 7:14 pm

Wow, I hope the '10s last for a long time, I don't want to get old.


That ain't gonna happen.

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/23/13 at 11:56 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Abk1jAONjw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSD4vsh1zDA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zudbz4hOcbc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RnPB76mjxI

these songs of late 00's will either be considered retro or actually classic by 2030s  :o these songs are still fresh of my memories!!

I seriously never thought the 00's were never going to end!!

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/27/13 at 6:39 am

Based on this prediction, assuming were continuing current trend and don't change our acts drasticaly from now as a worldwide society (yes including all the people living in poverty and struggles in general everywhere)

http://www.populationinstitute.org/external/files/reports/The_Perfect_Storm_Scenario_for_2030.pdf

future looks like a bleak

and I'll be 45 in 2039  ::)

Subject: Re: The 2030s AD (Your Thoughts?)

Written By: fredrickthe94guy on 01/27/13 at 7:01 am

may I bump this?? would like this thread to be noticed

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