Experts Believe the Future Will be Like Sci-Fi Movies
In the year 2020, Luddite terrorists attack technology infrastructure and artificial intelligences dominate earth. Or at least that's what 700 experts predict in the latest Pew poll. Is the future really going to be like a sci-fi movie?
The highly speculative scenarios presented to respondents are all vaguely reminiscent of various themes commonly found in contemporary science fiction. From artificial intelligences dominating humanity to disgruntled Luddites engaging in violence, the poll looks more like an abandoned script by Michael Piller than a serious exploration of the future. Let's examine some of the more colorful quandaries, and see how many of the concepts have been prominently featured in Star Trek: