100,000 AD: Living in the Deep Future

100,000 AD: Living in the Deep Future

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It’s fashionable to be pessimistic about our prospects, yet our species may very well endure for at least 100,000 years. So what’s in store for us? We now have the perspective to identify the forces and trends that have shaped humanity and the Earth to date. With this knowledge, we can make intelligent predictions about what is to come.

New Scientist tours the coming epoch, from the language we will speak to what our descendants will make of our trash.

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