A crash course in changing the world.
In 2020, banks will be completely automated, with no need for tellers or loan officers. Technology will have forced the humans out of the banks and into
different positions in the economy.
These tellers and loan officers will be able to process transactions
much faster than the humans that previously occupied their roles. Furthermore, there will be much less of
a need for actual bank locations, as most transactions will occur…
Posted on April 3, 2010 at 10:35pm — 1 Comment
I believe that actual paper money and coins will no longer exist in the future. These are methods of payment that I think are outdated and will not serve a purpose with
the rapid rate at which monetary technology is advancing. At minimum, the world will change to
using debit/credit cards for all transactions in the future. I believe that we will advance far
beyond this though. With all of
the wireless technology and microchip technology available, I…
Posted on April 3, 2010 at 10:28pm
After researching this topic, I came across a website mentioned in previous posts, www.Kiva.org. This site is pretty amazing and helps great causes across the globe.
Kiva is a site where micro-loans can be made to organizations in
different countries across the globe, which do not need a ton of money
(according to American standards).
These organizations may need $1,000 to…
Posted on April 3, 2010 at 10:27pm
I found this task to be pretty simple. On World Water Day 2020, people around the world will be challenged to use a little water as possible for 24 hours. I think that everyone
should be allowed one gallon of water for that day, only to drink. This is to remind them of what people
in other countries have to live without everyday, which will create awareness
for the water crisis across the world.
Imagine if a middle class American…
Posted on April 3, 2010 at 9:59pm