Re: Envisioning the world of 2100
One reason I think the Singularity is coming is things like the following article, which is much closer in time frame. Some of the comments at the end are interesting too.
The only persuasive prediction in that article is the disappearance of credit cards.
"I think [J.J. Abrams has] done a great thing for Star Trek. Iím very grateful to him. We all owe him a lot. When someone comes along like he has done and picks it up and elevates it, we should be grateful." - Leonard Nimoy