Trailer for tonight’s episode of Year Million. (video link) If you’re interested in where science and technology might take humanity over the next million years, you might want to check out a new series from National Geographic called Year Million. Part science fiction, part speculative commentary, the show explores what could happen to humanity if we actually achieve some of today’s scientific moonshots, like extreme longevity, human-equivalent AI, fully immersive VR, and space colonization.
The series’ advisers included futurists like George Dvorsky and Michio Kaku, as well as science fiction writers like N.K. Jemisin.

Their commentary is interspersed with the story of a family whose members go through all the changes created by technology.

Thanks to life extension, they get to live for a million years and see the Earth and humanity utterly transformed.
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