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2020 Future Timeline Prediction

Submitted by Matt on Sat, 11/28/2020 - 14:24

I want to end 2020 with some fun futuristic predictions for the next century. Most of these numbers are completely made up by me but have at least some factual basis from available literature at this time. Will be fun to look at this again a few decades from now.

2020

COVID-19 ravages a largely unprepared human civilization

Unconfirmed signs of life discovered on Venus

AI accelerators begin to become commonplace for automotive applications

Joe Biden elected president

1 TB MicroSD available for under $250 USD

8 core x86 mobile part

SpaceX Starship 12.5km hop test

Arecibo Space Telescope collapses

Cyperpunk 2077 is released, a highly anticipated and realistic game that depicts a curious but somewhat plausible future for humanity

2021

SpaceX Starship reaches orbit

First orbital tourists to fly on a private spacecraft (SpaceX Crew Dragon)

First 5 nm microchips ship

DDR5 becomes commercially available

Tokyo Olympic Games

COVID-19 vaccine generally available and effective