We Americans love us some polls. Go ahead, as me a multiple choice question about anything. Will there be a cure for cancer by 2050? World War III? A superior race of cyborg overlords? My answers are a) depends on which cancer you’re asking about, b) I do not know, c) Pfft. SHHYes!
GOOD.is and Column Five asked a lot of other people these same questions (except the cyborg thing–that was off the record) and came up with these stats about America’s expectations for science and tech over the next 39 years.
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