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We also have a growing class of humans who are so distant from the solutions they use to the current problems of life (technology) that these solutions are completely outside their ability to even understand, let alone contribute to.
We may expect these gradual trends to continue until humans, as slow, non-contributing consumers with zero understanding of the solutions they use, may be regarded as little more than venerated pets. Coddled, spoiled, taught to perform entertaining tricks, and shown-off. Better than extinction, right?
Just wondering what the new darling programing language is.
Why, Perl 6, of course. As soon as it's done.