As human consciousness develops, which direction is it taking? When and how will artificial intelligence became a genuine strong factor with a real impact on our lives on this planet? Will we be able to prolong our life span indefinitely by ‘hacking’ into the biological code – and what would be the consequences? Is there such a thing as extraterrestrial intelligence and if there is, what – if anything – would it find interesting in our human race? What shape will the cosmos take in the next ten billion years?