We’re all excited about the future, but maybe you’ve had some of these lingering thoughts:

  • Will increased longevity challenge people’s religious beliefs?
  • How will our lives change over the next decade due to virtual reality?
  • Will we soon live in a world of extinct animals like in Jurassic Park?

In this week’s episode of Ask an Expert, Paul Saffo replies to questions like these about the future implications of the technological changes we’re witnessing today.

Paul is a forecaster with over three decades experience helping stakeholders understand and respond to the dynamics of large-scale, long-term change. He teaches at Stanford and advises governmental and corporate clients worldwide. Paul is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, and a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

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I've been writing for Singularity Hub since 2011 and have been Editor-in-Chief since 2014. My interests cover digital education, publishing, and media, but I'll always be a chemist at heart.