In June 2010, the richest man in Japan revealed his latest vision for the next 30 years and the next 300 years.
Masayoshi Son, the chairman and CEO of tech behemoth SoftBank, shared his sci-fi predictions in a presentation at what was then SoftBank’s 30th annual general meeting. We first saw the slide deck via Fortune.
He’s investing the money at a rapid pace into ideas that he hopes will turn his predictions — telepathy, superintelligent machines, computer-brain interfaces, and cloned sheep — into a reality.
Here are the 13 craziest slides from the presentation he used that depict SoftBank’s investment strategy:
The presentation starts by highlighting some of the technologies that could exist within 30 years, before moving on to look deep into the future.
This diagram shows how SoftBank expects computer chips to dramatically overtake the power of the human brain.
The information revolution brought about as a result of increasing amounts of data will make people happier, according to SoftBank.
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