Sunday, 15 December 2019

15 Future Predictions That Might Come True in The Year 2020

The year 2019 is slowly coming to an end. There are lots of people who seem eager and anxious to know what 2020 holds for the world at large. In case you are one of such person, just ensure to read on. This post will be aiming to reveal some of the top predictions for 2020. You will really be amazed at some of these predictions from experts around the world. 

1 - The China revolution

China is a country that is majorly into exportation at the moment. Most of the products sold in the US on platforms like Amazon, eBay and Walmart are imported from China. However, experts have predicted that this would soon come to an end. Once it does, a revolution would be inevitable for China to become competitive once again.

2 - The launch of Facebook Libra

When Facebook announced plans to launch Libra, its own cryptocurrency, there were lots of arguments whether it had the resources and technical skills to manage such currency. Even though it is yet to be approved, experts have predicted that it would be used in 2020. They also explained that its functionalities would be limited at the initial stage.

3 - The continued rise of CGI

There is no doubt that CGI (Computer generated images) is increasingly becoming popular. From getting new scenes created about actors during their youth days by replacing dead actors/actresses. It is only a sign that actors/actresses will soon be completely replaced by this technology. This is one of the predictions most people are keen on in 2020.

4 - Rise of AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Ray Kurzweil is a futurist who has predicted that there is every chance of artists being replaced by AI. According to him, computers will be composing, writing, painting and drawing. The best part, according to him is that they will do it to perfection as compared to humans.

5 - Global financial crisis

If you happen to be an investor, a prediction like this won’t be easy to accept. However, experts have explained that this negative development will be caused by the use of trading bots. They pointed out that there would be trade disputes, rising inflation, and interest rates. Given the rise of automated trading bots in the industry, no one would want to dispute such a prediction.

6 - The advent of robots

It is true that robots are already being used to do some chores around homes and business environments. However, there could even be more to this in 2020 as predicted by experts. Companies are looking for ways to create robots that are even much smarter to handle some tasks originally being overseen by humans.

7 - Trump for the second term

There have been lots of controversies about Trump’s administration. However, his achievements aren’t being ignored in any way. This is why most people are predicting him to go for another tenure regardless of the political pressure from rivals. This is one of the predictions that most people are looking forward to not just in the US but also from other parts of the world.

8 - The use of automated cars

There are predictions about the use of automated cars becoming very popular than before. As a matter of fact, most people will consider the idea of driving themselves around as unsafe (passé). Automated cars were described a few years as automobiles for the future. It is really exciting to know that the time has come to fully explore their features.

9 - The continued rise of cybercrime

Cybercrimes have always been a nightmare for governments around the world. Just as organizations and companies are trying to advance their systems to improve security measures, these criminals are looking for ways to bypass such systems. The year 2020 will be one of the years when most companies will suffer the effects of cybercrime as they will be badly hit.

10 - The Third World War

There have been lots of predictions about the Third World War over the years. However, experts have predicted that 2020 will be the year when it will finally break out. With tension between the US and Russia increasing, there is every reason to believe such a prediction.

Other predictions

Furthermore, England has only managed to win one world cup edition (1966). Since then, there have been expectations for them to win other major trophies in past competitions with their players always falling short. However, the future looks really bright with some exciting young talents like Dele Alli, Jardon Sacho, Marcus Rashford, and others. They have been tipped to win the euro 2020 tournament. The major question is whether they can live up to the hype.  

Another prediction is that blockchain technology will be approved. The advent of blockchain technology has been able to help revamp some organizations by ensuring better effectiveness and efficiency. However, most governments are yet to approve of its use, thereby decreasing its popularity. However, the future looks bright as experts have predicted that blockchain technology will be embraced in 2020. Big data usage is closer than you can imagine.

Also, there will be increased use of solar energy. Its advent has helped to solve the problem of electricity plaguing some countries around the world. This is expected to change though, as experts have predicted that 2020 could bring about such technology that would be widely accepted in various countries around the world. Individuals and businesses will turn to it as a solution to their power challenges.

One of the major predictions is that e-commerce will become even bigger. Companies have been predicted to have a much bigger digital presence than before. Don’t forget that about 15% of Americans are carrying out their purchases online every week at the moment. Major brands like Amazon, eBay, Shopify, and Alibaba are expected to make this prediction happen.

Finally, there are predictions about 2020 being the year when the effects of climate change may be irreversible. In other words, the effects will affect lots of people, both now and in the future. It has also been predicted that ecosystems will be critically damaged due to these effects.

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