Kaspersky Lab has teamed with futurologists such as Ian Pearson, added the future visions of its own researchers and spoken to artists and scientists to develop a realistic view of the not-so-distant future.
Users can help shape their vision of the future by studying over 200 predictions online, and they are invited to submit their visions for inclusion on the Earth 2050 site.
The aim behind this is to understand what the world will look like in the not-too-distant future, so that people and businesses can better understand the challenges the future will bring.
All of the forecasts one can find about Earth 2050 could become a reality in just a couple of decades. Earth 2050 is not only a creative exercise for us. For the last 20 years, Kaspersky Lab experts have been fighting with cybercrime, and they have seen threats evolving over this time. They are therefore able to share their knowledge and expertise and in many cases encourage users to take a more thorough look at the security of future technologies.
“Although inventions might be amazing such as like driverless cars, intelligent infrastructure and the ability to instantly share medical data between doctors across the world they can still trip us up. Each of them brings a whole new world of opportunity for cyber criminals to exploit.”
Users can take a 360º look at how future cities might be operating. Will we be able to adjust the appearance of every person we see in the street ” reported by experts at Kaspersky lab.
Filling in a special feedback form allows visitors to add their own ideas to the portal. These will be published once they have passed through the editorial team’s review. Users can discuss existing predictions and also contribute by sharing their own.