How Will Our Future Be?

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How Will Our Future Be?

The way the future is heading seems to be very clear but as before things may change. The time to come will never reveal itself until it has actually been. From this point of view I will try to describe the way I see the future coming our way.

One of the major aspects when discussing the future is how will the law be handled and how power will be dealt with. Will we be able to decide for us self what we want to do with our lives and will the right of every individual be respected, as written in the constitution. There is no way I could be forced to believe otherwise. Our society today is made to decide if every citizen in Denmark should have some sort of card that you used for multiple things. Your health-insurance, driver's licence, personal identification and many other things. Some people say that this is the beginning to the completely government controlled society where your every move is followed by the administration.

The year is 2096. We are standing in the airport near Copenhagen. A lot of people are walking by with their net-agents. A small computer-program that has been trained to inform you on all the things that you find interesting. To identify themselves they have their citizen-card plugged into the device. An agent is calling our net-computer. He wishes to inform us about all the activities in Copenhagen today but of course only the ones he knows we might be interested in. The agents are a very handy invention which was created in the late nineties, by a small company called Micro-help. Nowadays everybody has on or more. The net-agents work 24 hours a day at the global, fibre-optical network. The network is so fast you never experience the bottleneck when transferring data like in the old days. This is a major advantage for the large number of people working from their own homes. They use a technology called net-meeting if they have to discuss some paperwork over the net. It is possible to both look at your...
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