Terrorist exploitation of artificial intelligence leads to the deaths of over 10,000 people.
AI masters its own evolution and enters the singularity, evolving in quantum steps in moments instead of decades. The technological servant becomes the god-like master.
Further global warming, for which the increased use of technology is blamed.
Mass circulation of household bots.
Fully immersive virtual reality, with artificial intelligence creating a hyper-realistic interactive experience.
Nanomites are used to fight disease and delay old age.
AI focusing on the question: Does God exist?
Introductions of memory implants and knowledge augmentation.
An Academy Award is presented to AI.
AI bots are awarded voting rights, and the first AI politician is voted in.