As the clock twelve midnight to the arrival of the 2020s, people the world over filled with a mixture of optimism and pessimism at what the new decade might in store for us. Many hope the New Year will see an upturn in their fortunes and those of planet Earth. The past decade could described as been somewhat tumultuous. Global warming fears of our very existence being in peril; wars and conflict have to rage around the world; millions still lack basic things like clean water and education; and thousands of species became or extinct. There is hope that technology and greater cooperation between nations will the 2020s a better decade.
The technology website cnet.com that many of us will further into the realms of science fiction. It wrote: "The decade beginning in 2020 will us even further toward a world where far-out ideas like hooking brains up to computers, and even immortality, topics of serious conversation." Futurologist Vivek Wadhwa about the prospect of flying cars, bionic exoskeleton suits and unlimited clean energy. He cnet.com that: "Some technologies will longer to the masses than others, but they will at hand. The 2020s will be when the incredible promises of technology finally happen." Let's get together again in 2030 and compare notes on how things .