Predictions for 2050

Inspired by Slime Mold Time Mold’s predictions, I want to list a couple of predictions of my own, following the same methodology:

I am a little hesitant to call these predictions because I’m not (yet) registering them on any prediction market, but I try to list falsifiable figures. Also, all these predictions take for granted that there won’t be some catastrophic black swan or great filter in the following 28 years.

Here’s my take:

That’s more or less it. I also have some thoughts around malware and cybersecurity, but haven’t yet sorted them out. I’ll update this post when I update my mental model.