The world is going to be vastly different when we’re all 29 years older than we are now. Of course no one can fully predict what things will be like in 2045, but experts at the Pentagon’s research agency are probably some of the best people to ask about technological advances.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency was launched in 1958 and have since forged some of the biggest military innovations, many of which we’ve been lucky enough to experience as civilians. We can thank them for things such as advanced robotics, GPS, and… the internet.
While everyone else is pretty sure that artificial intelligence, drones and self-driving cars will all be extremely mainstream in 2045, DARPA scientists are thinking bigger. Here’s what 3 researchers have predicted for the (not so far away) future.