Jacques-A. Gerber

Jan 20, 2021

3 min read

The World In 2025 (1/4)

Part I: In AI We Trust

In general, I do not like making predictions and do not give much credibility to “futurologists”, regardless of their fame or track record. We know we cannot tell the future, the world is chaotic, events reverberate between black swans, etc. So when a friend in New York City decided he, another friend, and I would write down what each of us thinks the world would be like in 2025, seal the resulting essay in an envelope, and open it together with a nice bottle of wine in San Francisco exactly 5 years later, on December 1st, 2025, the only part I liked…