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As technology continues to improve, one thing is certain: the future is going to look like science fiction. Doubly so once superhuman AI ("AGI") is invented, because we can expect the AGI to produce technological improvements at a superhuman rate, eventually approaching the physical limits in terms of how small machines can be miniaturized, how fast they can compute, how energy-efficient they can be, etc.

Today's world is lacking in many ways, so given these increasingly powerful tools, it seems likely that whoever controls those tools will use them to make increasingly large (and increasingly sci-fi-sounding) improvements to the world. If (and that's a big if!) humanity retains control of the AGI, we could use these amazing technologies to stop climate change, colonize other planets, solve world hunger, cure cancer and every other disease, even eliminate aging and death.

For more inspiration, here are some stories painting what a bright, AGI-powered future could look like: