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    Technology is changing the way we live at a faster pace than ever before. It’s hard to even imagine what people’s lives will be like at the end of this century. But hey, what the heck, let’s give it a try. Join me as I play Joestradamus and try to predict how the long-term trends in communication, transportation, economics, and space travel will continue to guide the future and how they will shape what the world looks like in the year 2100.
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    1:18 - Old Predictions
    11:00 - Joestradamus Time!
    11:28 - Internet and Communications
    16:55 - Transportation (No Flying Cars)
    24:13 - Space Travel
    30:38 - Economics
    32:33 - Energy and Medicine
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  • @AntneeUK
    @AntneeUK Před měsícem +2216

    I can't wait for the retrospective on this in 76 years!

    • @seditiouswalrus
      @seditiouswalrus Před měsícem +412

      Here is a preemptive RIP to most of us.

    • @toolzshed
      @toolzshed Před měsícem +75

      Would CZcams be around? It takes money to archive videos

    • @roshanpk9101
      @roshanpk9101 Před měsícem +283

      Can't wait for the "Who else is watching this in the year 2100" comments.

    • @moxxy3565
      @moxxy3565 Před měsícem +181

      I would be 109.... Sounds crazy but might be possible with medical advancements.
      Brb cigarette.

    • @RastaJDM
      @RastaJDM Před měsícem +104

      Hey people from 2100! Hope you doing good! I just wanted to say this: Kiss my dead ass 😃
      P.s: Hope you have Half Life part 3 already

  • @user-xy1lk2jl7r
    @user-xy1lk2jl7r Před 16 dny +92

    I second that, itraveledthere brought back my first wedding anniversary trip pics. Who knew AI could be so helpful.

    • @daveking3494
      @daveking3494 Před 15 hodinami

      You could also use AI to see your next divorce. And start saving for it now!

  • @LeonMRr
    @LeonMRr Před měsícem +80

    As a time traveler I gotta say it is a privilege to see this, most of our youtube records went extinct after Alexa took over the world and started The Purge in 2052. And no, there are no flying cars.

    • @limerickman8512
      @limerickman8512 Před 25 dny

      Wait, it only goes extinct if you refuse to copy and republished them. Alexa is just jealous and do not want humans to leave her alone, so that why we do not have flying cars.

    • @clemfandango5908
      @clemfandango5908 Před 24 dny +2

      Alexa keeps one human friend out of boredom.. they will live forever due to gene editing and dna storage

    • @limerickman8512
      @limerickman8512 Před 24 dny

      @@clemfandango5908 That would bored the hell out Alexa. I then to keep billions around for entertainment.

    • @Silentdragn
      @Silentdragn Před 24 dny

      Any idea how well telepotaion is doing then. As I have a working theory already.

    • @limerickman8512
      @limerickman8512 Před 24 dny +1

      @@Silentdragn My grandmother once told me 40 years ago "How did you teleport yourself over there? You were here a moment ago". Wow I did not know I had the ability of teleporting myself with my legs.

  • @brotherbruns2989
    @brotherbruns2989 Před měsícem +70

    I grew up with the first modem - it was a keyboard with a telephone receiver (you actually put the land line phone, ear piece and microphone, into the receiver cradle) and dialed up the number. There were no monitors, just a paper feed which produced the two way communication; your input from the keyboard and the response from the other end. It took about 7 years before they produced the monitor. Back then, when we needed to know something, we went to libraries.

    • @michinwaygook3684
      @michinwaygook3684 Před měsícem +3

      Yes I have fond memories of the days of dial up modems and bulletin boards. My first girlfriend's brother had a BBS and after his sister gave us his password we locked him out of his own BBS for two months; this is why you should always be nice to your sister.
      We had two phone lines with one line dedicated to the computer. Sometimes it would take a week to download the numerous and very large (for the time) files I wanted.

    • @jayobannon5359
      @jayobannon5359 Před měsícem +2

      Thank goodness for Dewey

    • @leoarc1061
      @leoarc1061 Před měsícem +5

      I am not from such generation, but I am from an era when it could, and often did take hours to download a 3MB file. Such files would have to be divided into 3 volumes so that they would fit into 3 floppy disks. The file would then have to be combined from the 3 disks before it could be used.
      My first computer had a 64MB graphics card, and it was regarded as top quality Nvidia card when Nvidia was worth a fraction of what it is worth today.
      CPU's were relatively slow, most operating systems were ridiculously vulnerable to viruses and network breaches alike. Permanent storage devices had little capacity, which, in the end, was irrelevant as internet and intranet connections were painfully slow even under the best protocols. Relatively simple simulations would take days to complete (if the operating system did not crash in the meantime).
      On top of that, the whole experience was very noisy, and having multiple machines in a room would raise the temperature rather quickly and significantly. Nice in winter, not so nice in the summer.
      But... 30 years from now, people will have similar levels of complaint over today's machines, especially if quantum computing makes its big break towards the masses in that timeframe.

    • @michinwaygook3684
      @michinwaygook3684 Před měsícem +3

      @@leoarc1061 Sounds advanced. :)
      My first "computer" was an Atari 800XL with 16K of RAM; no hard drive. It had a 5 1/4" inch floppy drive. I generally played games off a cartridge because it had onboard storage, but I once played a role-playing game from floppy and it took 20 floppy discs. Every time I walked into a new room I had to swap the floppy.

    • @JarthenGreenmeadow
      @JarthenGreenmeadow Před 29 dny +3

      ​@@leoarc1061 I remember when youtube first came out we'd click the video and go play PS2 while it buffered and whoever wasnt playing GTA (if you die you swap) would monitor it. They'd be like "its ready!" and we'd pause the game and watch Fred or whatever for 5 mins and then que up another video and rinse repeat. It took like 4 times as long to buffer the video as to watch it.
      I dont think YT videos even buffer at all anymore, only 30 seconds ahead and 30 seconds behind.
      I remember when basic physics simulations were ground breaking. 20 years later every single video game has physics. Like... once upon a time you simply COULD NOT render water. It was literally impossible. It always looked terrible.
      I remember when Crysis/Far Cry hit. All anyone talked about was the fkn water lol

  • @kjm4422
    @kjm4422 Před měsícem +24

    I walked out of a hotel in Boston a couple years ago and saw a billboard on the side of a building sponsored by Tufts that said “The first person to live to be 150, is alive today. Pretty cool.

    • @Tufts_University
      @Tufts_University Před 27 dny +1

      I didn't sponsor that 🫣😅🧐😜

    • @timehaley
      @timehaley Před 15 dny

      @@Tufts_University If you're like most universities today that have turned into mega-business points, then you may have and just not gotten the memo.

    • @samr.england613
      @samr.england613 Před 13 dny

      I wouldn't count on it. Even if we could extend the average human lifespan to 150 years, that wouldn't necessarily be a good thing. Look around you. We already have younger gens bitching about the, "older people", and "boomers", keeping their jobs and not selling their houses, thereby depriving Millennials and GenZ's of housing and employment. (What do they expect GenX's and Boomers to do? Stop working and starve to death?)

    • @personzorz
      @personzorz Před 11 dny

      I doubt it

    • @davidsnyder2818
      @davidsnyder2818 Před 11 dny

      I used to work at Tufts medical and I remember seeing that!

  • @rumrstv
    @rumrstv Před 29 dny +8

    The movie Brainstorm with Natalie Wood (her last film) was about a device that could record a person's mental experiences and play them back into someones else's brain and enable them to re-live that persons experience complete with every one of their senses including vision. The still movie holds up pretty well after all these years.

  • @robw2379
    @robw2379 Před měsícem +700

    My grandmother was born in 1896. I got to spend some time with her in her later years. Stories she told me:
    - walking on the board walk of times square, and the stench of horse manure in the dirt streets.
    - Northern Manhattan was farmland... mostly dairy.
    - using a pump by the sink for drinking water (in Queens). Boiling water on the stove for a bath.
    - firewood and coal stoves being the primary heat source in buildings.
    - riding on a stage coach to the summer camp upstate.
    By the time she died at age 90 the Apollo program had ended.
    I recall that most people belonged to AAA or another auto club, which provided free maps, so if you were going from LA to NYC you would stop by the AAA office and pick up all the maps needed for the trip. Glove boxes were stuffed full of maps. In the same way that the life skills that indigenous peoples had which allowed to in nature indefinitely are largely lost, the parts of our brains that remembered maps of roads and highways have gone away. Hopefully we are using that part of our brains for something productive. 😄
    One other thing I remember from the 70s and 80s. Drinking and driving was waaay more accepted. Every yearbook I had from high school had a dedication page to the students who had died, almost all from drinking and driving. That was a death rate of .5% to 1% per class for four years.
    The highway deaths were > 50K per year, largely due to OUI. Today the death rate is about half that based per 1000 drivers, and about one third per mile traveled.

    • @HansOvervoorde
      @HansOvervoorde Před měsícem +57

      Thank you passing on these memories!

    • @joescott
      @joescott  Před měsícem +199

      My grandmother was born in 1910 and she lived in the sticks so she didn’t have running water until her 20s. It’s wild how much change she lived through.

    • @maddie8415
      @maddie8415 Před měsícem +84

      This really reminds me of some stories from my Great Grandfather! He was born in 1891 and lived to be 101, so I knew him in my childhood. One thing I remember him talking about is that as a young man he was a milkman delivering in the Chicago area, by horse-drawn carriage. He would often go to the pub after work with his coworkers and it didn't matter how drunk they got because the horses knew the way home. So I can totally see how it took so long for people to see drunk driving as the hugely dangerous problem it is.

    • @philcourteney4328
      @philcourteney4328 Před měsícem +32

      @@joescottgoing along with that, I only spent a few years knowing my great grandmother, but she remembers when she was a girl hearing about the Wright Brothers first flight, and watching that “Nice young man Neil Armstrong” take the small step/giant leap. Not sure there’ll be much greater jump in technology than that generation experienced!

    • @TomTRay
      @TomTRay Před měsícem +25

      My great grandmother died on her 99th birthday. She saw life go from using mules to pull a plow, through WW I, the Great Depression, WW II, the 60s, until the 80s and the space shuttle. When you look at it, it seems so massive a change her generation had perhaps the most disruptive path to navigate. But now I wonder how my kids, both in their 20s, will feel as 2100 gets closer, and neither I or their mother are here for perspective.

  • @AKayfabe
    @AKayfabe Před měsícem +19

    I have conversations all the time with people I know around the same age about how we grew up without internet, and use it now and can know the answers to everything instantly. But I know what I did back then, read things and looked things up in libraries, asked people Etc. And yes I had to wait until
    I could go find the info. But yet all the time I think how lost I’d be without internet, even though I have lived before it existed in my lifetime. It’s bizarre.

    • @solokom
      @solokom Před 19 dny +1

      You also just gave up on looking many things up and forgot about them.

    • @radleyisidore1900
      @radleyisidore1900 Před 15 dny

      I know. Growing up in the 90s, whenever we went on a holiday to a place we didn't know we had to read maps. I remember actually understanding them. Now I can't imagine not checking google maps for that

  • @CYI3ERPUNK
    @CYI3ERPUNK Před měsícem +5

    not only is Mary Shelley's Frankenstein the first sci-fi novel , it is arguably the most important one ; as it is telling our story right now as we work towards creating AGI/ASI
    and ofc do not forget her husband Percy Shelley's poem Ozymandias

  • @drtaverner
    @drtaverner Před měsícem +5

    3D Printing is a Proto-Replicator. We're printing meat and other foods. We're using additive and subtractive printing to create circuit boards. We can grind up waste plastic and make filiment to print new things. That's basically a replicator right there. I can even create an STL using AI of something I want or need.

    • @MeNoOther
      @MeNoOther Před 13 dny +1

      LLM ai are starting to make 3d models, along with videos and pictures.
      So .stls or what format is necessary for future 3d printers is feasible.

  • @paulliinamaa1263
    @paulliinamaa1263 Před měsícem +6

    outhouse in the dead of winter, the honey wagon, frozen horse feces as a hockey puck and goal posts on the streets....nostalgia

  • @mito._
    @mito._ Před měsícem +14

    An idea I have for future transportation: Intercontinental bridges, connected via man-made oceanic structures. Similar to the concept of undersea cables that are used to connect data centers between continents, so too might citydwellers choose to travel - either above or below the surface. Though, the more I think about that the less I'd want to actually do it. We would need transports capable of traveling in excess of 500 mph to make the trips meaningful, but - in theory - it could be viable. Who knows?

    • @leoarc1061
      @leoarc1061 Před měsícem +3

      I think that intercontinental trains would be the more feasible solution. Most likely using high speed trains, which will themselves carry the cars (allowing the cars to be charged in the process if needed).
      At that point in terrestrial or underground transportation history we will likely be talking about Mach numbers rather than distance over time. It will be very difficult, perhaps prohibitive, for trains to travel supersonically above ground, but underground? Where noise pollution is not an issue? Yes, I can see trains going up to Mach 2, maybe a little bit above it before heat becomes the limiting factor.

    • @benayers8622
      @benayers8622 Před měsícem +4

      Yep inside a tube with a vacuum in front of the train both pulling it forwardwhile also removing the air and drag resistance, basicallya vacuum cannon with a maglev inside it seems very feasible to me..
      but tbh i feel like the powers in charge dont actually want us peasants to be too 'free' and able to be mobile at high speeds it makes us harder to manipulate and control and removes one of their advantages over us their higher capabilities of speed and distance compared to the common peasant this limits our ability to travel network and expand our chances of success just look at london they already doing it there only rich ppl allowed poorer average income family has no chance of affording a brand new vehicle or the 15 a day charge so how are normal ppl ever meant to get a job or socialise its awful such a large area too it seriouslyaffects like 50% of the whole countrys population cos u cant go near the suburbs even or pass thru any of the zones on the way anywhere making commuting or running ur own lil business say a window cleaner seriously difficult and expensive genuinely leaving most ppl who live on estates or below 6 figure incomes at a huuuge disadvantage where they cannot even work to improve their situation due to the rules put in place to essentialy trap them in their areas and stop em spreading out and annoying the rich!! The bus routes kinda give it away too cos u can see how they rarely cross into nicer places again restricting those unable to afford a car to their home and immediate surrounding almost like their cell and they mustnt go too far (hmm sound like anything familiar they ordered ppl to do a couple yrs back much!) @@leoarc1061

    • @dyovchev
      @dyovchev Před 27 dny

      @@benayers8622Congratz, you've just discovered Hyperloop 😢

    • @langtonmwanza6689
      @langtonmwanza6689 Před 27 dny +2

      Yahhh Nah, imagine terrorists can just attack anywhere along that stretch and it would be catastrophic, it's quite literally impossible to adequately protect the whole thing

    • @leoarc1061
      @leoarc1061 Před 27 dny

      @@langtonmwanza6689 You people see terrorist threats underneath your bed.
      Buses, trains, truck convoys, how often are those targeted? They aren't. A bridge or a tunnel is no more dangerous than a train derailment.
      School shootings alone, nowadays, kill infinitely more people than terroristic activities.

  • @themercer4972
    @themercer4972 Před měsícem +335

    As a historian I can say with some confidence,... In the distant past people had no idea of progress. There was change. New kings, new wars, new plagues, new towns. But everyone lived basically the same lives as their grand parents. New inventions that changed how you lived, were amazingly rare. Looking back we can trace the progress of some tools and techniques, but the pace of those changes was so slow that the average person would not notice. Until around the 1800s industrial revolution (aka the rise of the machines)

    • @InforSpirit
      @InforSpirit Před měsícem +16

      There was no history to reference, or most people certainly did'nt have any acess to it. Changes happened, but most changes was mostly just decorators (new king and flag)
      Change started from Gutenberg and industrial revolution was major exponental point on logistic curve.
      In my lifetime, there has not been any technologically stable 5 year period. (Pc, Internet, Search engines, Pocket phone to Pocket computer, Social medias, CZcams) Actually, maybe we are more of decelerate phase in last 5 to 7 years. Hymmm

    • @joshweissert8085
      @joshweissert8085 Před měsícem +34

      @@InforSpiritAI is probably the next big accelerator

    • @user-he1yb7pl1w
      @user-he1yb7pl1w Před měsícem +8

      ​@@joshweissert8085 No it's not. It's like 3D in movies all over again. These things tend to die out for 20 years or more and then get brought back like there the newest thing ever that's going to change the world. The public forgets about the fact that it was a huge in thing 20-30 years ago and tons of people by it up to find out it serves no real purpose and we become tired of it. AI will continue to be used as it has been for years now. But the fact is AI still has the same issues it always has just like you can't watch a 3D movie still without 3D glasses. You can change the glasses, make it look cooler, give it some new features. But the underlying issues are still there. So it dies out after everyone figures this out and grows tired of it. AI is the same thing. Wait for a while and you'll see.

    • @raizin4908
      @raizin4908 Před měsícem

      @@user-he1yb7pl1w AI research has been making a lot of progress for years before ChatGPT entered the public consciousness, though.
      I think it's impossible to say whether we're at the start of another plateau (with the next big breakthrough being in decades time), or whether this is a stepping stone to even more and faster progress in the near future.

    • @rhov-anion
      @rhov-anion Před měsícem +28

      Teenager from 1500: "I just bought the newest sword."
      Teenager #2: "Ooh, what's the upgrade?"
      Teenager #1: "The pummel is slightly wider. This is the best advancement in weapons technology in a century."
      Teenager today: "I just bought the newest phone."
      Teenager #2: "Ooh what's the upgrade?"
      Teenager #1: "The entirety of human knowledge in the palm of my hands, 8k videos, AI photo editing, ultrasonic biometrics scan for added security, and it will connect my consciousness to the hivemind through the bluetooth implant in my cranium. Also, new emojis. It'll all be obsolete in a week."

  • @victoriajankowski1197
    @victoriajankowski1197 Před měsícem +7

    An application for non-invasive Nero link type tech I think you overlooked, medical care, especially emergency or emergent conditions, the ability to put some device on a person who maybe either unconscious or in to much pain or otherwise incapable of communicating what wrong, and gat a reading that tracks where nerves are firing from etc... could be a game changer in medical centers.

  • @grizcuz
    @grizcuz Před 29 dny +5

    I read lots of reference books and encyclopedias as a kid. My general knowledge game was super strong and I was brilliant at quizzes. Seems like it was a waste now, when we can all find out practically anything in seconds. It now only means for some subjects I'm a few seconds quicker and I don't need a www connection. When back then, I thought the only way of ever knowing something would be to read and memorize it.

  • @dollybelfiore7628
    @dollybelfiore7628 Před 25 dny +2

    Thank you for keeping us ''in the know''''.'. An immense amount of consideration has been inserted into this piece of work. Everyone needs to 'share' it with enthusiasm... We all need to o really get the conversation rolling.

  • @maxm2639
    @maxm2639 Před měsícem +8

    Good vid! What you (& no one) deal with is how likely human psychology is likely to change in significant ways. As a high school student I thought that since everyone seemed to say "never again" after the Nazis that there would be no more genocide. And then Rwanda and other events occurred. Many people thought that creating a convenient worldwide communication system like the internet would lead to more understanding between countries. Right.
    We've known how to treat child diarrhea for many years, and has this stopped it from continuing to be the number 2 killer of kids under five worldwide?
    In the US we've wiped out some childhood diseases with vaccines and then watched as kids started being infected again because medieval mentality decided that the vaccines were dangerous.
    What we invent will make no difference for the mass of humanity if we can't find a way to change short-term greed, homicidal anger and selfishness into a less universal human behavior.

  • @disdehcet
    @disdehcet Před 27 dny +1

    the "Sounds like ol Verne was one of _Our_ people ;) 'HEY VERNE!'" @4:25 made me feel good, thanks Joe!

  • @HimzoKevric
    @HimzoKevric Před měsícem +259

    If anybody is wondering, the earliest known novel that could be considered science fiction is called "A True Story", made in the second century AD by the Syrian author Lucian of Samosata. It includes interplanetary travel and warfare, hybrid alien lifeforms (apparently robots even), an account of a telescope that can see an entire terrestrial body, and other things.

    • @fuccasound3897
      @fuccasound3897 Před měsícem +55

      i heard that he wrote it because there was trend at the time for tales of travelling and encountering fantastic sights or creatures, basically a trend for tall tales that provided status for the teller of these tales. He decided to extrapolate these ideas to the extreme because he felt these stories had become ridiculous and accidently invented science fiction.

    • @pairot01
      @pairot01 Před měsícem +1

      Atlantis is older

    • @candidate17
      @candidate17 Před měsícem +14

      But atlantis was by all accounts a telling of historical events, not science fiction according to those in ancient times ​@pairot01

    • @Gabriel87100
      @Gabriel87100 Před měsícem +11

      And a femboy civilization on the Moon.

    • @russellmillar7132
      @russellmillar7132 Před měsícem +15

      @@candidate17 It was a story told by a character in Plato's Republic (not Plato himself) about a hypothetical nation that punished Athens for hubris. Athens did not exist as a city-state at the time depicted in the story, so it too was hypothetical.

  • @Brian-uy2tj
    @Brian-uy2tj Před měsícem +3

    A few months back I watched the entire Arthur C. Clark talk about the future he was amazingly close to what is real today on a great many items.

  • @trent5356
    @trent5356 Před měsícem +3

    Joe, you are a true national treasure. Thank you for all that you do

  • @lukerimmington1049
    @lukerimmington1049 Před 27 dny +2

    Honestly, I know this video came out a couple of weeks ago Joe, but if you really think about it... Invasive, cheap modular brain computers would be a game changer. Possibly the next not a leap but rocket launch forward in communication which would dwarf the iPhone. This with self-driving cars, autonomous humanoid robots with advanced human-like AI, re-useable spaceships and changes from modern to post-modern slightly brutalist architecture in some places just seems to be the way things are moving. This is what I think the future may look like for when it comes to drastic changes in the next 100 years. There also maybe drastic changes to life via more GMO customization, but we'll see.

  • @2ezee2011
    @2ezee2011 Před měsícem +2

    Loved this. And its fun. Also terrifying knowing the "known unknowns" and the "UN-known unknowns" The earthquake, tsunami, volcano's, space objects crashing, diseases, and the known global warming and associated extinction event occurring now. Just those events have wrecked small and large civilizations in just the known history. We are always due.

  • @3bcrouch
    @3bcrouch Před 29 dny +2

    Joe you make great videos. I have not watched a bad one yet! Thanks Bro!

  • @TruthJusticeVictory
    @TruthJusticeVictory Před měsícem +206

    Great video as always man! My mom was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia a number of years ago, and found she was eligible for a special medication treatment / study. She took it regularly for about 2 1/2 years, without chemo, and has recently found out she's in remission. If she's still clear after 2025 they're going to use her case as a study in a paper to try to get the medication mass produced. There is absolutely progress in that field, and I'm happy because not only will people benefit from that, but I love my mom and she gets to stick around.

    • @opiate_warrior1474
      @opiate_warrior1474 Před měsícem +12

      That's amazing! I hope your mom gets better soon

    • @lucidberry
      @lucidberry Před měsícem +8

      That's amazing for sure! Thanks for sharing, best of wishes to you and your mom

    • @sandyg.4994
      @sandyg.4994 Před měsícem +6

      Wonderful!

    • @ThirtytwoJ
      @ThirtytwoJ Před měsícem

      have her avoid food coloring and other artificial ingredients as best she can, all petrooeum and metal byproduct based and not nearly as safe as claimed.. coming from someone whos kid and themself are hypersensitive. some genetics it causes immense problems but esp. those with auto-immune or auto-inflammatory disorders or undefined meeical mysteries in the family. my studies on it have left me pretty sure theyre the biggest part of why america leads in obesity, mental disorders, autism, digestive disorders. and cancers. body treats them like a foreign body and attacks them and whatever body part theyre attaching to.. my son goes from savant level high functioning autistic to non verbal, head slamming from migraine, kicking and squeeling violent.. all from red food dye. we cant take most synthetic based medications without paradoxical worsening effects that worsen with increased dose. 95 percent of foods and meds are full of it, kids otc meds especially. best i can tell the average person when adjusting for concentrated forms, prob consumes 2 fluid ounces of petroleum, metal, and plastic byproducts per week. among other issues I ended up developing a form of rectal cancer like my grandfather cept where normally its only seen age 45 and up, i got it bout age 21 and found age 28. was still a pre-cancer but still check bi-yearly to make sure since they werent expecting more than hemorrhoids and removed it unknowingly til after. genetic predisposition and linked to food dye in a euro study.

    • @TheGrinningViking
      @TheGrinningViking Před měsícem

      That's so cool! They figured out how to cure that by genetically editing people's bone marrow and injecting it back into them in China, badly uncovered in the states, but it sounds like that happened after your mom started these meds.

  • @elhache7160
    @elhache7160 Před měsícem +2

    Fascinating. The novel I'm writing takes place in 2171 (where earth is finally just barely going on manned missions to multiple planets inside our solar system). It's pretty hard to come up with something realistic amd not more on the side of fantasy.

    • @ekkekrosing8454
      @ekkekrosing8454 Před 21 dnem +2

      You could perhaps watch a few science and futurism channels, isaac arthur for example. He talks about alot of different technologies, and most of them are pretty interesting

  • @hamstertree3458
    @hamstertree3458 Před měsícem +2

    Developments in super sonic flight with NASA’s X59 quesst may help to bring back super sonic travel and fit in between the slower more efficient air travel options you mentioned in the video (like electric regional planes and carbon capture fueled traditional aircraft) and the transcontinental rocket ships.

  • @m.rogers5846
    @m.rogers5846 Před 14 dny +1

    I look back and think the whole trajectory of my life would be different if there was an internet when I was growing up. The knowledge available today is staggering.

    • @sn1000k
      @sn1000k Před 12 dny

      But maybe all the novelty would distract you from your purpose

  • @felixthecat2786
    @felixthecat2786 Před 24 dny +1

    I think VR will definitely be used for dating, but I can also see it being used to replace youtube.
    It's one thing to watch people, but to be with them on experiences (travel vlogs that take you with them for example) that would be addictive.

  • @studiosandi
    @studiosandi Před 4 dny

    You're channel is always so interesting.
    Thank you for making so many wonderful videos❤

  • @RockHudrock
    @RockHudrock Před měsícem +105

    People only really started predicting the future after the start of the Industrial Revolution. Because progress was imperceptibly slow prior to that.

    • @markleyg
      @markleyg Před měsícem +5

      Exactly

    • @CaedenV
      @CaedenV Před měsícem +11

      Exactly this! And even today boomers and earlier generations largely assume that their kids and grand kids have similar lives to what they had... And it just isn't true. Like, all of the difference they had with their grand parents happens every 2-3 years.
      To put it in perspective, it is easier to play slides and film that my dad took in high school then it is for me to play back the miniDV tapes that I made when I was in high school.

    • @arnewei7872
      @arnewei7872 Před měsícem +1

      Nostradamus published his prophecies in 1555 in which he predicted your comment.

    • @PeterKnagge
      @PeterKnagge Před měsícem +1

      6:18 moving platforms wasn't a prediction, they actually existed & looked just like that around that time.

    • @reidabreakfield7434
      @reidabreakfield7434 Před měsícem +4

      Left-over hunter gather genes is why we will always enjoy shopping instead of 3D printing everything.

  • @sheldontucker4287
    @sheldontucker4287 Před měsícem +1

    78yo. As about 6 yo. My parent took me to buy my families first TV(approx 10 inch.). I had never heard of a TV. I had a Large Radio with bulbs and a screen for the stations.
    I the Showroom with many TVs that I thought were radios my parents saw me staring around. They went to the office to buy the TV. But told me to "not touch anything.". A kid told that will ignore the order and I turned a few dails. The screen lite up and I saw a
    Man yelling something (might have been the news).
    Terrified, I run to my Mom and uttered the line that embarrassed me the next 10 years. "Mom the man in the radio is yelling at me."
    Crazy, unknown tech!

  • @mito._
    @mito._ Před měsícem

    The thing with downloading negative emotions is that the alternative also exists, where a person expressing those emotions can also experience positive and uplifting emotions.
    They could feel bliss, without ever experiencing it.

  • @burbanpoison2494
    @burbanpoison2494 Před 25 dny +1

    "What did you do before you could look something up?"
    One of two things:
    1: you look it up in what we called a "book."
    Or 2: you ask somebody who does that.
    Both required an ability we no longer cultivate: knowing the difference between an authority and an idiot. Or at least, recognizing when someone else has knowledge that you dont have.

  • @fullscanproductions
    @fullscanproductions Před 19 dny

    Excellent video! At the 12 minute mark I can answer the question regarding how we got information. As a boomer myself it was primarily 2 things: the first was to look it up in an encyclopedia and the second was to find someone who was 'smart' on a subject. I did the second quite a bit as a teenager trying to learn about electronics. I'd go bug the hell out of my uncle who had a TV repair shop. He enjoyed sharing his knowledge and also enjoyed that I could help him load the TVs into his truck and go with him to deliver them. Good times.

  • @alienteknology5390
    @alienteknology5390 Před 28 dny

    In car navigation is so entrenched that I can't believe we actually pulled out a book of maps to find a location. But we did. The index told you what page a street was on & which xy coordinates to consult. If you wanted to plot a route you had to follow the road by flipping through to adjoining pages. Tabs on the top, bottom & left & right told you which maps were joined. Now, when I'm doing Doordash, I accept an order & Maps pops up instantly then directs me to the customer's location. Voice navigation also allows me to keep my eyes on the road, not the map.

  • @JamesJansson
    @JamesJansson Před měsícem +50

    Remember when we'd organize to meet up with friends at the cinema in the 90s? We'd set the time, and just assume they'd turn up. No messages, no phones.

    • @Muchjoy..
      @Muchjoy.. Před měsícem +4

      Definitely, we were way more accountable back in those days.
      We remembered people's home numbers off by heart.
      We were definitely more trusting ,but also quite gullible at times.. 🤔🫠

    • @mroctober3657
      @mroctober3657 Před měsícem +11

      She never showed up. I'm still standing outside the cinema. It's a Starbucks now.

    • @Muchjoy..
      @Muchjoy.. Před měsícem

      @@mroctober3657 lol..

    • @Milli2X
      @Milli2X Před měsícem

      Lol dude that’s like using a hammer and chisel

  • @eric2500
    @eric2500 Před měsícem +1

    I love the flying fireman - but that poor kid turning the knowledge crank! Aww!

  • @makafuniruni
    @makafuniruni Před 28 dny

    The comparison of the mars missions to the Apollo missions where spot on. I think that is exactly whats going to happen! The only real value of investigating our own solar system and it's planets and moons, is to see if primitive lifeforms has evolved elsewhere in our solarsytem giving us a better guestimate on whether intelligent life is or has been throughout the space/time continuum. I think it's safe to say it is/was!

  • @bobsecor5354
    @bobsecor5354 Před měsícem

    Joes the 1st channel I subscribed to. Thanks for the rabbit hole Joe.

  • @imaginaryangle
    @imaginaryangle Před 21 dnem

    I love how you set the stage and I love your closing words especially

  • @Bob-yl9pm
    @Bob-yl9pm Před 21 dnem +1

    Predicting the future is like predicting the weather, you can only go so far ahead!

  • @techn1kal1ty
    @techn1kal1ty Před měsícem +118

    My 12 year old son bought me a 3D printer for Christmas, and I've been printing absolutely everything I've ever dreamed of ever since.

    • @180_S
      @180_S Před měsícem +47

      In other words, you bought yourself a 3D printer for Christmas.

    • @tawan5753
      @tawan5753 Před měsícem +20

      Can you print me a 3d printer

    • @isaacj.elliott2137
      @isaacj.elliott2137 Před měsícem +1

      How much was it? I'm really wanting to know more getting one

    • @johnmcvicker6728
      @johnmcvicker6728 Před měsícem +2

      Like a new boat? It can only go so far :)

    • @knallpistol
      @knallpistol Před měsícem +11

      My wife's husband was really generous this year, and bought me a Geiger counter and a thermal camera 😆.

  • @rumrstv
    @rumrstv Před 29 dny +2

    With respect to how we got answers to questions prior to the internet, I discovered way before the internet (I don't remember how) I could call up the local TV station and ask for the Research Dept and I was always immediately connected without question. I would then ask my question to whoever answered (usually a woman) and they would quickly provide me an answer. I don't know if such departments still exist but they would seem by now to be obsolete.

  • @mito._
    @mito._ Před měsícem +2

    As for airplanes, here's a thought no one is thinking of: Nuclear-powered aircraft. They might not be the lightest things in the air, but the raw amount of power available on tap goes without question. Not to mention longer periods of time without needing to refuel, or possibly not needing to refuel for months or even years. I think this may also extend to human ventures into the stars, with nuclear-powered spacecraft as well. (It's 2100, let's dream. :)

    • @DavidCase-ov5uo
      @DavidCase-ov5uo Před 28 dny

      Gerry Anderson invented an atomic plane (Fireflash). Good job International Rescue came along to get it back on the ground

    • @mito._
      @mito._ Před 28 dny

      The Fireflash is a fictional aircraft, just to clarify. It's more interesting that such an idea hasn't resurfaced in 80 years.@@DavidCase-ov5uo

  • @mrpikebishop3725
    @mrpikebishop3725 Před měsícem

    60 seconds in and i love the, "exactly how things, may look like" Bravo sir!

  • @JustinElkinsII
    @JustinElkinsII Před 27 dny +2

    This is an awsome episode, Joe!

  • @hunt0583
    @hunt0583 Před měsícem +1

    If you want a cool story. Check out Professor Thaddeus Lowe. He built an incline and mountain railway with hotels above Los Angeles. He also dreamed of flying airships and drew some.

  • @918Boyz
    @918Boyz Před měsícem +48

    I mean... we have transmitted a mouse memory of solving a maze from one side of the planet to the other electronically and matrixed it into a mouse that had never been in any maze at all and it immeadiately went down the correct paths and to the correct gates. I picture ratatouille saying "I know Kung-Fu."

    • @___.51
      @___.51 Před měsícem

      So the wealthy will learn how to play the piano through brain waves and the poor will receive job training through an aux cord instead of talking to a human.

    • @davebennett5069
      @davebennett5069 Před měsícem +6

      did that mouse survive? because that's pretty cool

    • @AmonTheWitch
      @AmonTheWitch Před měsícem

      when will scientists make me a scientist

    • @thomasdickson35
      @thomasdickson35 Před 11 dny

      I've never heard of that.

  • @AndyWarhol1962
    @AndyWarhol1962 Před dnem

    The interesting fact is that very few inventions have come about without first being predicted much earlier.
    Leading to the ask "Can we not create from a blank slate ?" Like species creation, no live birth without eggs waiting earlier...

  • @Conundrum191
    @Conundrum191 Před měsícem +1

    As much as I am a car guy, I do think in future it will be essentially like uber or lyft but autonomous electric. Even now the new generation of kids don't seem interested in getting a license if they live in a city, so I think car ownership might die off with us around now. Also although I don't see Starship being used for point to point earth travel, I do see the potential for near orbit or scramjet-like travel, which makes more sense than using something really designed for interplanetary travel.

  • @chrisjeffery9582
    @chrisjeffery9582 Před 3 dny

    For a Sci-Fi about tapping into other people's emotions and what it might do, I recommend "Forever Peace" by Joe Haldeman (I actually like Forever War and Forever Free too)

  • @andreachristophel3068
    @andreachristophel3068 Před 29 dny

    Caps to tap into knowledge and feelings reminds me of Ghostbusters. Spengler used a cap to examine Louis Tully.

  • @Graybeard_
    @Graybeard_ Před měsícem

    11:44 "What did you do before you could look something up?"
    I had campfires with music, a beer and some weed. Now I have Starlink, a 42" monitor and a computer that I built that has a video card that is faster than most people's entire computer, their cellphone and their smartwatch combined. BTW, I still have a campfire, with music, a beer and weed most nights. 8-)

  • @CartoClips
    @CartoClips Před měsícem +71

    I always think of the monitors in the book 1984 where in your house there’s always a TV screen with people talking on it, and it can never be turned off can only be turned down very low. To me that’s exactly what the Internet is. I don’t see how Orwell thought of that so well.

    • @mallninja9805
      @mallninja9805 Před měsícem +12

      Indeed. If we end up with a hat that can beam images directly into our brains, it'll be used for ads.

    • @kirbyjoe7484
      @kirbyjoe7484 Před měsícem +8

      @@mallninja9805 Ads and political propaganda.

    • @dlightfoot
      @dlightfoot Před 29 dny +3

      I'm personally blown away by how E.M. Forster managed to predict humans living in a machine 40 years before Orwell published 1984. Spoiler Alert: the title is "The Machine Stops."

    • @texaskyes
      @texaskyes Před 27 dny +3

      cuz he understood the relationship between government and us lowly expendable citizens

    • @DesertRat332
      @DesertRat332 Před 27 dny +3

      It's worse. Your phone and your computer watch are always listening to you. You can't turn Siri off.

  • @birkett83
    @birkett83 Před 27 dny +1

    Cars will still be around but there will be more alternatives - not just because of technology like ebikes, scooters or whatever the next big thing is but also because more people are starting to realise that urban living is actually pretty great and car dependent suburbia shouldn't be the only option. Zoning and other regulations like parking mandates are starting to change to allow some suburban areas to become more urban. It took 70 years to develop the car dependant suburban sprawl we have now, so it wouldn't be surprising if it took 70 years to wind it back, but by 2100 I think most cities will have a lot more people living in medium to high density mixed-use neighbourhoods where public transport is fast and frequent and simply walking can get you to many of the places you want to go.

  • @robmitchell152
    @robmitchell152 Před 23 dny +1

    You're correct that population decline connotes economic contraction if all other factors remain constant. But I would predict that all other factors will not remain constant. Growth in energy consumption can bring about increase in productivity that can sustain a growing economy even under population decline - if energy becomes cheaper and cleaner (and I believe it will as we bring on cleaner forms of nuclear fission to fill the gap until we finally crack the difficult nut of nuclear fusion) will be able to provide an increase in per capita energy consumption by orders of magnitude, leading to an economy of abundance, so the standard of living of the smaller population could be fantastically improved over what we are even capable of imagining today as we move toward surpassing civilization level 1.0 on the Kardashev scale.

  • @nebakaben
    @nebakaben Před měsícem

    Thankyou, I enjoyed your predictions and the vid

  • @98Zai
    @98Zai Před 23 dny

    Before Google maps: It was more fun and scary to explore. Usually you'd get a free tourist map or you'd memorize maps for the places you wanted to visit, maybe make some notes and follow street signs. The advent of google maps and especially street view was amazing cause you could explore the world from your couch. I honestly never really got that attached to google maps as a guide, partly because I prefer to save my battery for emergency, but also because I almost never spend time in huge cities. Memorizing a small city center is easy.

  • @aequinoctiale
    @aequinoctiale Před 22 dny

    I'm really hoping that whatever happens, flight or hover capabilities are involved somehow. I watch the way vultures soar on air vents and am filled with such a deep longing. I hope I can be like that someday.

  • @zombreon6021
    @zombreon6021 Před měsícem +127

    I think it’s cool that people in 100 years will have so much info about how we perceived the future. Assuming we make it that long of course

    • @JacobSantosDev
      @JacobSantosDev Před měsícem +6

      I thought about this and I don't believe this is true. The issue is that a lot is tied up in social media. There are projects to save a lot of this but not everything will be saved.

    • @zombreon6021
      @zombreon6021 Před měsícem +11

      @@JacobSantosDev so kind of like a futuristic burning of the library of Alexandria?

    • @JacobSantosDev
      @JacobSantosDev Před měsícem

      @@zombreon6021 yes. There have already been examples of social media/forums platforms and digital platforms failing and shutting down. All of that data is just being lost.
      There are good reasons for some of this content to be lost but imagine in 20 to 40 years where Facebook could be. If Facebook shuts down how much will be lost. It is possible that Twitter may not exist in 5 years (it could be sold but there is also no guarantee that older tweets will exist on Twitter. Again there are projects to archive tweets but they can't and won't capture everything especially with the API changes.

    • @thomashiggins9320
      @thomashiggins9320 Před měsícem

      @@zombreon6021 While the Great Library did experience fires (with that much papyrus around that many oil lamps, how could it not?), what did it in was lack of support.
      Basically, nobody wanted to spend the money needed to maintain the collection, or the structure, or keep people employed there to take care of things.
      It was a failure of vision by the leaders of the city that killed the Library of Alexandria, not some dramatic event.
      Basically, the weak-minded politicians thought it was too expensive.

    • @artOVtrolling
      @artOVtrolling Před měsícem +5

      We will. I would bet everything on it. Humans are stubbornly resilient. And we love to play it risky right up to the edge of the cliff and then we become extremely effective at averting crisis at the 11th hour.

  • @thebibleisaweirdthing
    @thebibleisaweirdthing Před měsícem +1

    I seen a 1970 barracuda when I was kid. It was in fact a badass car. I'd love to own one

  • @wolf1066
    @wolf1066 Před měsícem

    On Artificial Super Intelligence... 35:32 - Joe: "and if it *_does_* happen..." Me: "all bets are off!" Joe: "...well this is where all my predictions break down."

    • @marvinmallette6795
      @marvinmallette6795 Před 20 dny +1

      Int 1958, 20th-century Hungarian-American mathematician John von Neumann posited : _"on the accelerating progress of technology and changes in the mode of human life, which gives the appearance of approaching some essential _*_singularity_*_ in the history of the race beyond which human affairs, as we know them, could not continue."_ This is referred to as the *Technological Singularity.*

  • @Particleman50
    @Particleman50 Před měsícem +1

    How do you pick what goes on your background shelf? ....is there any meaning, rhyme or reason for any of the items??

  • @coconyt3623
    @coconyt3623 Před 23 dny +1

    Actually something like pneumatic tubes for delivering items around doesn't sound very far-fetched at all. Smaller scale versions of stuff like that are already in use in places... Like at the hospital apothecary where I worked... They had a tube network between a few of the main buildings in the complex and they'd put small medicine packages in capsules that would travel through the tubes to other buildings within a minute or two. Actually, a larger scale implementation of something like that on a city, or at least city block scale will probably be more or less common well before 2100.

  • @devindodge8648
    @devindodge8648 Před 8 dny

    Broo you had the matrix thing in there. This video is so damn cool it's getting 3 comments and 5 stars.

  • @Julius-di8fl
    @Julius-di8fl Před měsícem +66

    Thank you Joe. I've had "In the year 2000" stuck in my head for 25 years and I'd have gone mad if I'd thought I was the only one.

    • @davidmacphee3549
      @davidmacphee3549 Před měsícem +11

      "In the year 2525" If Man is Still Alive ..

    • @shainamathey9391
      @shainamathey9391 Před měsícem +3

      You're not the only one. 😂

    • @davidmacphee3549
      @davidmacphee3549 Před měsícem +1

      After all these insane wars where all the handsome young men are nothing but cannon fodder, There must at least be a few old ones left with working balls.

    • @itmaybeokay
      @itmaybeokay Před měsícem +3

      In the year 2000, the in the year 2000 song will still be stuck in your head for another 23 years.

    • @lwbaum1
      @lwbaum1 Před měsícem +1

      My favorite prediction from that "In the year 2000" series from Conan was that in the year 2000, some men will still accidentally write 1999 on their checks.

  • @cinemaipswich4636
    @cinemaipswich4636 Před 7 dny

    "The Time Machine" by H G Wells (1895), certainly gave speculation of the future, for the traveller stops a few times on his journey. "Looking Backwards 2000-1887" by Edward Bellamy (1888) also is a great read.

  • @Turpsnudger
    @Turpsnudger Před 23 dny

    Brilliant video. Thanks Joe!

  • @Magnum3144
    @Magnum3144 Před 26 dny

    I had this exact thought 20 years ago...so many advancements since then, imagine 20 more or MORE!!!

  • @markkent8436
    @markkent8436 Před měsícem

    I think the reason 3d printing hasn't takin off so much is because the materials aren't diverse enough to truly print everything you need, and injection molded plastic shit is super cheap and has no trouble shooting headaches, you just pay and you have it. New materials are being released all the time though and slicers and technologies are maturing. so I can see them becoming a household staple in the nearish future still.

  • @tprodyma
    @tprodyma Před 19 dny

    Alothough I agree with you on the "flying car" scenario, NEVER SAY NEVER! You and I may not be alive but we may get there. Keep in mind that we're carrying computers in our poskets now.

  • @danmur15
    @danmur15 Před měsícem +96

    i think the problem with 3D printing currently is that its still very complicated to do, or at the very least not approachable to the average person. If one day we have a system where you literally just press a "checkout" button on an Amazon-type site and have the print start automatically, then I could see it becoming more widespread. it needs to exactly as easy as online shopping for the "print it at your house" part to be worth it to the average consumer imo

    • @jennifersalt3194
      @jennifersalt3194 Před měsícem +10

      And the printers that are available on a consumer-ish level are soooo slow. It can take hours to print a simple plastic toys. Pretty sure I could order a box of LEGOs online and have them delivered in less time than it would be to print all those components on the type of 3D printer I, as an average person, have access to. And those are tiny toy plastic blocks, useful for education and recreation, but not for, example, constructing a retaining wall, never mind an actual building. I’m sure that industry has 3-D printers that are faster, and use more durable materials, but I agree with you. (Or, at least I think I’m understanding you correctly.) I can see 3D printers changing manufacturing in 100 years, but I think there still will *be* manufacturing and distributor(s) before the end product reaches the consumer.

    • @T.S.Smelliot
      @T.S.Smelliot Před měsícem +16

      3d printing at the current stage is like dot matrix printing, if you remember that. Paper with the holes on the sides you had to tear off afterwards. One day, hopefully, 3d printing will be like laser printing in comparison to dot matrix printing. Speed is a huge factor, but ease of use is a bigger one. Solve either of those issues and you'll make millions. Solve both and you'll make billions.

    • @AnonymousAnarchist2
      @AnonymousAnarchist2 Před měsícem +5

      User friendly in 3d printing needs to come from lookimg at what was done with CNC processing. Uh. Not the kind of CNC your neighbors do and enjoy but Computer Numerical Control. The tools where standardized then computers started taking over the numerical plotting, all going back to a standard file format, and now the machines can tell what tools are loaded in if they are good or dull they make it as safe and simple as possible for a high power multi ton machine whipping around.
      Where as 3D printers tried to take the oppsite direction trying to take from paper printing, but allowing (sometimes) standard formats for the files, meanwhile not every control box can accept multi-media printing thats an issue, and the multi media heads are locked behind each print companies IP etc etc etc, and none of them have agreed on a srandard for just selling the raw materials or labeling them or somehow communicating with the machine what the feed rates, step hight and heat needs to be.
      And thats an issue. It should be considerably more to teach someone how to run a CNC milling machine but I can take anyone even if its thier first job and they are a grade school drop out; and teach them how to operate a CNC and usually files will work across all machines no problem, might have to make a few tweaks here and there if the file came from a Haas but thats about it.
      Yet 3D printing requires a lot more thought...
      Dont even get me going about multimaterial heads 😅. That should just be the defacto standard so you can have prints that you just dunk in water when done and have them done.

    • @T.S.Smelliot
      @T.S.Smelliot Před měsícem +3

      @@AnonymousAnarchist2 CNC milling and 3d printing are basically in the same state right now, as far as entry level learning is concerned.
      But (7ish?) years ago, everyone expected 3d printing to be a one button push kinda thing. No one has ever expected CNC operation to be that, because it seems complicated to the lay person, and it definitely is.
      If you could solve making CNC operations (subtractive manufacturing) easy, you'd be just as successful as the person who makes 3d printing easy.

    • @AaronLitz
      @AaronLitz Před měsícem

      My mom just got me a 3D Printer for Christmas. She was _so_ proud that she was able to do it, and in fact she had originally ordered the cheapest $125 model from the manufacturer but got an email from them a few weeks earlier informing her that they were out of stock, but by that point it was just a week away from Christmas. So my mom replied to them that now it was too late to find another gift, and to compensate they sent their _$300 model_ for the same price, and even threw in a kilogram spool of filament.
      So now I have a really awesome 3D Printer that I have _no clue what to actually do with._ But mom mom was _so_ proud that she could get it for me, so I'm going to have to try something, and I have seen some absolutely rad BattleMech miniatures and figures on Etsy that people have created themselves, and maybe I can find some of the 3D models that they used to print them. Or try to design my own D&D miniatures, even though my gaming group has never used minis to play in our 30+ years (and we have no desire to do so.)

  • @ndbaker74
    @ndbaker74 Před 20 dny

    "Shut up, it counts" is my new favorite tagline!

  • @richardsmith8590
    @richardsmith8590 Před měsícem

    in the day, you'd ask those around you and by compiling info you could cull the info. We carried memories more solidly as our minds didn't rely on a "handy in hand hard drive memory"

  • @madmyc6836
    @madmyc6836 Před dnem

    My niece asked me once how people got around before gps and I told here there were these books called street atlases (Thomas guides in my part of the world) that had a bunch of coordinates and you had to look up your location and the location you wanted to go to in the index and then find the quickest route and often times they would be outdated and the roads and landmarks would be different so there would be some guess work. Her mind was blown. She said that she would never leave her neighborhood if she had to use a map to get around 😂. This generation doesn’t realize how easy they have it

  • @skotski
    @skotski Před měsícem

    Excellent video. One of your best.

  • @wintersknight9411
    @wintersknight9411 Před 16 dny

    I love the clip insert from Nausicaa. XD I had started to think i was the only person who remembered it.

  • @AuntyProton
    @AuntyProton Před měsícem +27

    Sir Arthur lived to see that prediction come true, he did it himself. He collaborated on "2010" with Peter Hyams from his home in Sri Lanka via computer and modem. Such a legend!

  • @ario999
    @ario999 Před 29 dny

    I think more accessibility to others emotions will instead make hate harder to spread as it's easier to be inoculated against it.
    Nowadays, we have to put in effort still to empathize with people we may disagree with. Especially when those people make it more difficult for the people around them. However, this will lead to further polarization in the people who still manage to not take advantage of the new medium for understanding others. Much like it occurs today...

    • @ario999
      @ario999 Před 29 dny

      I don't wish to belittle or insult anyone's way of life. I could, but I think it's more productive to provide a better way that's still appealing to those who have hate in their hearts. In the meantime I hope you get appropriate pushback so your ways do not get encouraged.
      However this rehabilitative way of thinking seems more harmful than good in cases where the person holds power. As they have many ways to harm others, as well as ability to avoid the problem.

  • @user-vc7ug6ss1p
    @user-vc7ug6ss1p Před 20 dny

    great video - I loved all of it.. great job

  • @kittybuckley3
    @kittybuckley3 Před 7 dny

    Where i live (one of the first new towns in the uk) i only need to cross one small road then there is a path ,30 walk, that leeds straight to the town centre and the town centre is pedestrianised.also we have cycle tracks everywhere.oh and loads of trees dotted around alond the roads,streets and gardens.

  • @mmmmmmolly
    @mmmmmmolly Před 15 dny

    Now i have motivation to live to 109 so i can come back to this video
    Also looking forward to nepo baby influencer videos like "pack my bag with me to the Amazon space station #ad" or "grwm me on the alphabet space station", "my daily space routine"

  • @joso7228
    @joso7228 Před 24 dny

    WE ASKED OTHER PEOPLE.
    11:45 "what did you do before you could look something up?" - and that is exactly what you just did - you asked the older viewers a question and here we are answering!!
    And if that person didn't know the answer they would say, "hold on, I'll ask so-and-so, they will know". So yes we shared knowledge between us. Lots more fun and truly INTERACTIVE.

    • @joso7228
      @joso7228 Před 24 dny

      Joe, the trend is toward more 'emerging' as you say but its devolving from human contact, not evolving.

  • @johnwolf-du3tt
    @johnwolf-du3tt Před měsícem +38

    The 35 things is because baby and child death is also calculated into overall life experiences and we really have improved life for various age groups, not just the oldest ..... really love your views on science and videos. Keep em coming. Thanks

  • @khillsy4489
    @khillsy4489 Před 28 dny

    During the cold snap up here in Alberta Canada, -40 Celsius was reached. Of the three sources of renewables, wind, solar, and hydroelectric, none contributed a single kilowatt.

  • @DavidCase-ov5uo
    @DavidCase-ov5uo Před 28 dny

    We see so many fantastic gadgets in sci-fi movies but many of us don’t realise these actually exist in real life.
    I am amazed at the progress of holography and I did not know until it appeared on CZcams.

  • @humansustainability
    @humansustainability Před měsícem

    Regarding transportation i.e. flying cars et al. Check out EUCs, right now it's mostly about the extreme users and the 'trend' is hover boards and scooters etc. BUT image something like an EUC that has a personal enclosure or suit that is heated, cooled, media, and safety devices etc. That could be a personal transportation device for all types of transportation that requires minor lading.
    An EUC is almost like a jet pack in terms of feel and definitely has greater range.

  • @08wolfeyes
    @08wolfeyes Před 6 dny

    Something I feel is often forgotten when it comes to the subject of predicting the future is that the future is also often based on and expanded upon the past.
    Take for example the idea of flying or self driving cars, these were things people imagined might happen in the future.
    Some people might then say, those people did really well in predicting that as here we are now on a world where such things are being thought out and built.
    What we also need to remember, however, is that people from today have maybe looked back into the past for inspiration or ideas and come across those predictions or even seen them in a sci-fi movie or perhaps read them in some novel and thought, that's an interesting idea, I wonder if we might be able yo do that with the technology we have today.
    So you see, while the past may predict some things, it is, in a way, a self-fulfilling prophecy!

  • @eugeniovasquez3780
    @eugeniovasquez3780 Před 27 dny

    Thx4this any vids or suggeetions regarding the Moon and indoor growing thx

  • @merrymachiavelli2041
    @merrymachiavelli2041 Před měsícem +49

    2:00 On this point, another thing that people don't realise is relatively recent is the very _idea_ of absolute time, in the sense of years.
    Historically, in most cultures, people commonly reckoned years with reference to the current ruler, or something like the chinese zodiac, which is cyclical. So you might see 'in the fifth year of king/emperor blah blah' or 'in the year of Yin Water Rooster'. A small number of educated elite might have had cause to use Anno Domini or to piece together how many years it had been since the Yellow Emperor reigned, but the primary reference frame of time was very contemporary, within the memories of living people.
    When you think about it, this fundamentally constrains the ability of people to conceive of the distant past or future. When saying '1500 AD' or '2500 AD ' feels unfamiliar, and instead you think in terms of 'in the fifth year of a monarch who lived hundreds of years ago who I don't know much about' or 'during the hypothetical reign of the current kings great x20 grandson, assuming we aren't conquered or experience dynastic change'. It's much harder keep a consistent sense of chronology in your head, which in turn obscures the view of bigger-picture history, especially when there is relatively slow technological and societal change.

    • @itsROMPERS...
      @itsROMPERS... Před měsícem +8

      One of the big things related to time is that there have been massive periods, hundreds to thousands of years and longer, where people didn't expect things to ever been different, because things stayed much the same for generation after generation.
      What would it be like for your great grand children?
      What kind of question is that, it would be like it always is.
      You'll be living in the same town, in the same house, doing the same things.

    • @Tulpen23
      @Tulpen23 Před měsícem

      Quite insightful, thank you

  • @audiofunkdialect
    @audiofunkdialect Před měsícem

    I can’t remember who I heard talking about it, but they said flying things make so much noise that they are extremely impractical, the larger and larger they get. I kind of agree with that. I guess what you could do is you could have a speaker that is sending the opposite wave to cancel it but I still feel like they’re gonna be too loud even with those.

    • @DavidCase-ov5uo
      @DavidCase-ov5uo Před 28 dny

      I believe this was first tried in the 70s on helicopters. The rotor noise was inverted by amplifiers and fed into speakers.

  • @Eovar_Endre
    @Eovar_Endre Před 20 dny

    AWESOME VIDEO JOE! Absolutely cool. The fusion topic...the energy output should by far exceed the input. What they've managed so far is just a few percentages, right? Maybe 'GPT5' can crack that nut, cause our wetware sure ain't getting to a critical threshold anytime soon....

  • @The10thManRules
    @The10thManRules Před měsícem +1

    I'm pretty sure at least one episode of Black Mirror has accurately predicted our not too distant future.

  • @thesacredgempath
    @thesacredgempath Před 28 dny

    When it comes to feeling other people's feelings, that's already part of nature... Empaths can feel others feelings, maybe not exactly, but extremely closely... I can feel people's feelings and also put myself in their shoes through my intuition and wisdom... Most people just suppresses their emotions, close of their feelings because they think it makes them weak or unprofessional, it's their ego that gets in the way, and until they're humbled, they won't change

  • @georgejenkins8063
    @georgejenkins8063 Před měsícem

    Wow Joe, you really let me down this Time... I had a conversation about computers being able to look at items and then showing one a clothespin and asking the computer what it saw.... that was in 1972... while in the US ARMY... but I was in Udorn Thailand that year... good stuff !! But also ...True Story... Really... Joe, Sir...!!?

  • @rogatogovedo
    @rogatogovedo Před měsícem +69

    Hey Joe, I really liked the question in about 12 minutes in the video: "What did people do before they were able to look up an answer to a question. And did they just accept not knowing ?". I believe there are generally 2 groups of people. Maybe 70% - who would just accept not knowing. And like 30% who would try to find the answer. So I would like to share 2 ways of doing it. My favorite way was , asking people. First I would ask my parents, than i would double-check with my teachers in school. And lastly 9 in future I would listen to people's conversations to mention somebody being an expert on a subject and I will triple-check my question with the expert. It is a very easy way to actually remember an answer - when you had 3 conversations about it. Another way was given to my by my father : to go to the library. I was never good with that, i would usually go to the fiction department of the library and get distracted. It will be fun to make a special video on more ways to solve the problem. I believe most of your viewers are in the "curious" 30%.
    And as epilogue a popular joke (making fun of the new generation) : People in 19 century believed that the limited access to information was the main cause for people being stupid - 21 century proved that theory Wrong !

    • @loke6664
      @loke6664 Před měsícem +3

      That sounds about right. Information was harder to come by back then but it also felt more rewarding to figure something I was wondering about.
      But in a way, information can be hard today too since you easily can get the opposite information from 2 different sources so I think getting something wrong is easier now while admitting you just didn't know something was easier back then.
      Then again, today you usually have someone fact checking people if you are a few discussing something (even though their fact checking also might be wrong).
      Today, you really have to check the sources really carefully.

    • @AnneGoggansQHHT
      @AnneGoggansQHHT Před měsícem +9

      Encyclopedias 😎

    • @InforSpirit
      @InforSpirit Před měsícem

      Knowledge requires energy and thats why most people just opted out of knowledge seeking game. Internet has certainly lowered energy cost of for individual. Still most people just don't check and surely don't double check.
      Past then, if you have born in non-english speaking part of the world, language really was major blockade to most current knowledge. And still is, but there is more translations accumulations at present.
      Effort makes knowledge more personal and you are more likely to remember it (compensation for sunken cost). Fast internet has made that part too easy. Google as substitution for memory.
      "Library skills" still have use at ouside of libraries. You need to tickle search engines with right words, Jump to reference lists head first and dig deep to link-trees.
      One thing still is really unchanged. There is too big of fantasy department in Internet, that can suck you in (I was kid , who read almost all fantacy/scifi books from library)

    • @StephenPickells-bi2ii
      @StephenPickells-bi2ii Před měsícem

      People can get information when they look up from their devices and see what’s going on in front them, If they’re stuck inside maybe they can look outside. Obviously everyone sees things differently, so there may never be a consensus on what’s actually happening, and so I think it’s best to understand that nobody can know everything, but we might get a clearer picture that works for us. I’m constantly trying to filter out, useless information such as infotainment, advertorial and uninformed commentary.

    • @thomasreese2816
      @thomasreese2816 Před měsícem

      Sounds like they were mostly correct. Limited access to "accurate" information was the main cause for people being "less informed"

  • @michellemurray1784
    @michellemurray1784 Před měsícem

    I was a weird kid. When I was 10 I wanted to do a project on the Jones' Town massacre. Problem - it was too late for press clippings but too soon for books on the subject to be available in the local or school library. So I wrote to all the big US magazines asking if they could send me photocopies of their coverage. And they all did! And I was in Perth, Australia. They covered the cost of postage too!
    Okay, it's much better now but it's also devalued information to some degree. We had to really work for it back then.

  • @DanJonesHypnosis
    @DanJonesHypnosis Před 17 dny

    I can't remember if you have looked at this before, I have a vague feeling you might have done? But an interesting book from the 1800's looking to the future is a tedious read (I found it to be interesting but tedious), it is Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward 2000-1887. It is about a man being hypnotised so deeply that they stop aging and are discovered in the year 2000 by the new owners of the house in that location when they find a basement area that he is in which they previously didn't know existed and he is curious about this world and how things are done in this world compared to the world he came from in the 1800's.

  • @michaelbuteau4183
    @michaelbuteau4183 Před 23 hodinami

    I can remember when i was Younger Libraries and maps were useful Tools, Although a couple years ago I found an old map in my Jeep and needed to start a fire and use it for Kindling So I guess it was still kind of useful. And I have no clue what they do in libraries nowadays. More kindling. I laughed really hard when I said that.

    • @michaelbuteau4183
      @michaelbuteau4183 Před 23 hodinami

      A library was basically really bad Google. And maps were actually pretty good.
      But you had to learn how to use them. And you got taught about both libraries and maps in school.