Instead, they will want nothing more than to satisfy THE 1%'s values.
Hawking knows political hyperbole, not economics.
Senior System Engineer/Architect
And what makes a code monkey's opinion on the matter any better or worse than a famous theoretical physicist?
In a world where robots with AI can do just about every blue collar and almost all white collar work better, faster, and cheaper -- what do you propose?
Mind uploading. Then we unemployed humans can become the robots.
And don't kid yourself that your OS of choice is intrinsically more secure simply because it's not Windows.
If you don't see a problem with letting the common user have administrative permissions, then perhaps you're not the best judge of security. Windows has made some big improvements here, but it's still got some issues. Don't kid yourself into believing that rarity is the only reason why Linux is safer.
Can anyone remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?