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💡 Self-driving cars will look different and be much cheaper to travel, meaning a freedom revolution for people with disabilities.
Few humans can drive at 200 miles per hour, like an F1 driver, and it is very dangerous to do so. But that would be easy peasy for an autonomous vehicle.
💡 Self-driving cars will be many times safer than human-driven cars and save millions of lives and stop even more people from getting hurt.
💡 In 20 years humans will not be allowed to drive cars on regular roads, because computers by then will drive so much better. This will bring massive change, and lots of new opportunities. The time to start thinking about this is NOW.
Do you think fast progress is dangerous? Use the seat belt test. What if the seat belt had been invented ten years earlier? If progress in vehicle safety had been faster, thousands of lives would have been saved.
In 2021 the world spent over $2 trillion on military expenses. Over 2000 billion dollars! That is 2.1 percent of the world's gross domestic product, GDP. In a world at peace, that money could be used for science, lowering taxes, art, the environment – or whatever area you prioritize.
A hack to solve all of humanity's major problems. Connect your brain to the computer. Climate optimism. Milk without cows. And much more in this review of our year with 50 new Optimistic Edges.
💡 AI will unleash massive untapped creativity by us tools to create things that before only were available to professionals. This unleashed creativity will create millions of jobs and tons of human progress.