BUT I'm optimistic about the future of technological advancement. As we get into the era of Software 2.0 and post-understanding in general it will fuel startling advances in almost every field.
Another chunk of historic advancement was due to improvements in person to person communication. And we've also reached (forgive the expression) peak Microsoft Office. If Elon gets Neural Link going then we should also see another technological boom as it would break down the part of "The Mythical Man Month" due to communications overhead. If Elon can't get it working, perhaps post-understanding tech will make it hapen.
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