Since the industrial revolution, we’ve extracted and processed colossal quantities of resources from our planet. We’ve produced a lot, and the amount of waste we’ve created (perpetuated by planned obsolescence) is staggering. Our linear economy takes from nature and makes for people, who use and then dispose. Consumerism keeps the economy ticking; but how long can we maintain this system? Enter the #CircularEconomy. #WickedProblem
Successfully controlling or instructing machines and computers, just by thinking the right commands is already in the realm of science (2015 DARPA BMI research). Imagine the advances we’ll see in a decade. Thought based communication? Multi-location existence? Or, the Matrix?
What would a realistic timeline for directed human evolution be? What would the milestones be?
Universal education may be key to rapidly bridging the vast socio-economic divide in India.