Feb 8, 2015
Posted by Seb in categories: futurism, human trajectories, singularity
Steven Kotler — Forbes
*This article co-written with author Ken Goffman.
One of the things that happens when you write books about the future is you get to watch your predictions fail. This is nothing new, of course, but what’s different this time around is the direction of those failures.
Used to be, folks were way too bullish about technology and way too optimistic with their predictions. Flying cars and Mars missions being two classic—they should be here by now—examples. The Jetsons being another.
But today, the exact opposite is happening.