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What does the future hold for you?

The future is coming.
This quiz will determine whether you'll like it.

Q1
Select One

The Most Important Discovery of the Next 50 Years Will Be

  • The cure for cancer

  • New revenue streams thanks to globalization

  • New burrito technology

  • There’s nothing left to discover. We’ve found it all.

  • A way to secretly remove government spy craniumchips

  • A defense against killer robots

In 2066, no one will remember what ____ was like.

  • Irrelevant Content

  • Nonrobot government

  • Discomfort

  • Privacy

  • Hunger

  • Yesterday

How are you going to get around in 2066?

  • I don’t know, with a walker that has an iPod dock?

  • High-speed food truck, baby!

  • Picking up customers with my flying Uber

  • Carefully, to avoid notice from the robotzombie hordes

  • I won’t. The only place without cameras is in your head

  • Instant transportation anywhere. Beam me up!

The Most Important Person of 2066 will be _______

  • Someone famous for being famous

  • The James Beard Award Winner for Best Chef

  • Big Brother

  • The Nobel Peace Prize winner

  • Me, obviously

  • Xanxar, our alien slave leader

The World Series Winner in 2066 will be ______

  • If it’s rigged, can one team be called “the winner?”

  • The Apple City Product Launches sponsored by Yum! Foods

  • The Chicago Cubs

  • The Philadelphia Philly Cheesesteaks

  • The New Moscow Nuclear Winters

  • Apathy

In 2066, how will you think of ads?

  • ADS: AntiRobot Destruction Systems

  • Intrusive datagatherers mining my privacy

  • As little as possible

  • The middleman between the meal and my stomach

  • As perfect modes of making me aware of exactly what I need

  • As ideal, ubiquitous money makers

How Will Work Be Different in 2066?

  • Highly supervised! Have you seen the Matrix? It’ll be like that but with less freedom

  • Profitable! Technology will bring down costs and increase revenue

  • Amazing! Technology will make it so you can work from the beach

  • The same! Work hasn’t changed in 3,000 years, what’s another 50?

  • Delicious! The business campus cafe of the future is going to be insane

  • Terrible! Does manual labor in an underground sugar cave while an alien ant creature whips you sound good to you?

What about the next 50 years most excites you?

  • Social Security or whatever.

  • Watching exclusion and fear give way to inclusion and acceptance, creating a giant, global community

  • Getting off the grid

  • The birth of the human resistance leader foretold by the Prophecy

  • Becoming the first private trillionaire

  • The next 10,789 trips to Steak-n-Shake

The Oscar Winner for Best Picture in 2066 will be _____

  • Dr. Normallove: How we learned as a society to stop racism and climate change and start loving each other

  • Something nobody’s seen, probably

  • Wallstreet 5: This Time It’s Personal

  • Bridge of Pies

  • Terminator: A Documentary

  • To Surveillance With Love

Q10

How will you consume media in the future?

  • All the time, with as many ads running as possible

  • The only thing I’ll have down in the bunker will be these Night Court VHS tapes

  • From the couch, disengaged, just like now

  • Is media a new type of sandwich in 2066? It sounds good

  • Through seamless devices that go with you everywhere, serve up content when and how you want it and react to your every mood

  • Consume media? And let them scan my retinas for their files? I don’t think so

Q11

What piece of equipment is everywhere now but won’t exist in 2066?

  • Chemotherapy machines and insulin meters, we won’t need them

  • Pesky, restrictive Serving Size Recommendations

  • Cash. We’ll be able to exchange money by blinking

  • It better not be sweatpants. I need my sweatpants.

  • My laptop because I will smash it and spend $2,000 on bug sweeping gadgets at the sketchy local surveillance equipment shop. Only to realize that the man who sold me the gear was surveilling me the entire time

  • Florida

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