Over the long term, the future is decided by optimists

Kevin Kelly

The Next 5,000 Days

I tell the Japanese journalist Kazumoto Ohno what I think will happen in digital tech in the next 5,000 days. My forecast includes the dawn of the Mirrorworld, sometimes called the Metaverse — the world of virtual and augmented reality — as well as lots of varieties of AI, most of which we won’t even see. It’s a short book and very conversational. It is only available in Japanese.