Tuesday, February 17, 2009

My 2020 Wishlist

New Gold Dream... by law_keven.1. Economical solar power (less than $0.05/kWh)

2. Economical water desalination (less than $0.001/gallon)

3. 100% global literacy

4. Democracy and Law & Order returning to Sub-saharan Africa

5. Poorest countries of developing world getting within a factor of  ½  or more of developed world’s per-capita income (around $40K/yr)

6. Significant protection of coral reserves & tropical forests and help rebuild the damage to nature

7. Reversal of global warming using the cheap energy from #1

8. Eradication of most preventable, communicable diseases (including Polio, Malaria, Cholera, Tuberculosis and Typhoid)

9. Programmable homes, enabled by Nanomechanics, to enable changing in color, structure and other physical properties on demand, and making homes extremely cheap, mass producible and still satisfy consumer choices

10. Foldable, collapsible cars that can completely compact on demand (you can park the car in the closet) and give options to hold from 1 to 10 passengers, with adjustable sizes, and passing all the crash tests.

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