l1/DTD/strict.dtd">
description

About the Site

description

Predictions Surveys

description

Forward 150/Back 150

description

KidZone/Teachers

description

Visionaries Multimedia

description

Voices of the People

Share your prediction
Search all submissions

description

Early '90s Predictions

description

Elon/Pew Publications

description


Home

description

 

A vision for the future

This is one of nearly a thousand foresight statements shared by people from around the world. To return to the Voices of the People home page, click here. To do a refined search of the Voices of the People statements, click here. To submit your ideas to this online archive, look to the upper right corner of this page, click on "Share Your Prediction" and fill in the pop-up form.

Name: William James

From: South Carolina

Bio: Internet user

Area of Expertise: Futurist/Consultant

Topic: General, Overarching Remarks

Headline: Internet and terrorism

Nutshell: Global destruction will not come from bombs, but through internet wars and bugs.

Vision: Everything in today's world is run by the internet in some way. Our power plants, nuclear reactors, satellites, camera's, sewage lines, and subways can easily be crippled by well placed viruses on our internet. Bombs will be pushed to the wayside when the internet becomes the strongest most powerful destruction tool known to man. It's a sad thought, but it is a very real problem.

Date Submitted: 12/12/2009

A project of the Elon University School of Communications and the Pew Internet and American Life Project
All rights reserved. Contact us at predictions@elon.edu