If you consider how much of our world’s systems revolve around scarcity — from basic needs like food and shelter to quality-of-life improving desirables — it’s no wonder that the resource-abundant world of the Star Trek universe would seem like utopian fantasy. But every day, advances in science and technology take a step closer to a future that in a word can be described as abundant.
In the season finale of Ask an Expert, Peter Diamandis discusses a future of abundance along with asteroid mining robots and how technology affects his daily life. Diamandis is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, which launches incentive prizes to drive technological breakthroughs for humanity’s benefit. He is also the co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Singularity University.
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