What will the world of technology look like in 2050? And how will it affect the way we live? These are the big questions explored in Megatech: Technology in 2050, a collection of thought-provoking insights which imagine how big developments in technology might shape the future. The book invites us on a journey to the future, contemplating of how far and where technology might take us. Top scientists, industry leaders, innovation academics, science-fiction writers and Economist journalists examine what the impact of technology might be in 2050 and consider the policies we might need, both to make the most of the opportunities ahead and to tackle the environmental, economic and social challenges in prospect. Megatech is a book of big, bold ideas from a stellar line-up of prominent players in the tech world. It is required reading for anyone engaged with the interrelationships between technology, innovation, business, politics and society.