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Added August 2020

2020s

Autumn: 5G iPhone (more on 5G)

2021: James Webb Space Telescope; Boston Green Line Extension; Los Angeles Crenshaw/LAX Line

2022: Los Angeles Regional Connector

2023: London Crossrail; Los Angeles Purple Line Extension to La Cienega

2024: Artemis 3

2026: Texas Central Railway


Later

2032: Self-driving cars will be widespread, according to Metaculus

2061: 50% chance that AI will outperform humans in all tasks, according to experts

2120: 1/6 chance of an existential catastrophe, according to Ord 2020

~1 billion years: Photosynthesis on Earth becomes impossible

100 trillion years: Star formation ends


Resources: Metaculus; Wikipedia; Weinersmith & Weinersmith 2017; Ord 2020