VIDEO: James Burke predicts life in 2100

In 1973, the Radio Times asked BBC science presenter James Burke to predict the future.

He got a lot right, foreseeing the proliferation of the computer in offices, schools and homes.

Forty years on, BBC News asked him to predict the future again.

He paints a world 80 to 100 years from now, in which the proliferation of 3D nanofabricators mean poverty and scarcity have become things of the past.

Video journalist: Neil Bowdler

Up Next is a series of video features for the BBC News website which examines the new developments that could affect all of our lives in the future.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24331106#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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