Have you bought a latest-generation mobile phone only to see it become dated within months? Of course – who hasn’t? Things change fast in the world of technology. But if you’re interested in what the next iteration of the iPhone is going to be like in a year’s time, you’ll be even more interested in finding out what technological advancements are going to be made five, 10 and 100 years down the line.
We are always predicting the future. Whether in the elaborate plots of science fiction novels or casual conversations about what the next gadget is going to be capable of, making guesses about what the future holds is in our DNA.
This infographic collects together some of the most exciting, unusual but also likely predictions for technological and medical advancements that will be made over the next century, starting with next year.
From the soon-to-be-commonplace 3D printing at home to the return of wooly mammoths and the ability to download our entire selves onto computers, the world of the future is set to be a very exciting place indeed.
Have a look over the following infographic to find out just what innovations lie in wait around the corner that will shape your world and the world of your children.