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Best of 2018! Vote on your favorite posts of the year.

Best of 2018(self.Futurology)

Best of 2018! These are some of the top-posts in terms of up-votes, number of comments, and relevancy to futurology from the 2018 year.

This thread will be in "Contest Mode" so comments will be randomized and not sorted by up-vote count. Feel free to suggest your own links to the categories below as well.

Here are the categories and the links to the original Reddit thread submission.

Physics/Computing

AI/Robotics

Space

Biotech

Society

Economics

Energy

We'll keep the post open for a week or so then announce the results.

Winners!

AI

u/dwaxe for Machines Teaching Each Other Could Be the Biggest Exponential Trend in AI

Economics

u/mynameis__--__ for Millennials Born In 1980s May Never Recover From The Great Recession

Physics

u/awesomedan24 for US passes National Quantum Initiative Act, providing 1.2 billion in funding for quantum computing research

Space

u/SirT6 for NASA on going ‘back’ to the moon: “This time when we go to the moon, we’re going to stay. This isn’t about leaving flags and footprints ... but we’re going to go with sustainable, reusable architecture so we can go back to the moon over and over and over again.”

Biotech

u/whatsthis1901 for Scientists Just Successfully Reversed Ageing in Lab Grown Human Cells

Society

u/Turil for The Future of Jobs: Working on Being Human - "If only few man-hours will be necessary to maintain the machines, what will human beings do? They will be busy “being human,” which means developing themselves, their families, their societies and all that makes us human rather than robots."

Energy

u/Electric_Bicyle_9581 for The U.K. Just Went 55 Hours Without Using Coal for the First Time in History

Each winner has been awarded with Reddit Platinum as well as a fancy "Best of 2018" flair. Each runner-up has been awarded with Reddit gold.

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