OneZero
Published in

OneZero

End Times

Is This the End?

As the clock ticks toward the end times, it’s easy to lose faith in humanity’s ability to endure. But we can’t give up.

Illustration: Jon Han

Asteroids, supervolcanoes, nuclear war, climate change, engineered viruses, artificial intelligence, and even aliens — the end may be closer than you think. This is the last in a series of essays

--

--

--

The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

Future #59: Metaverse, multiverse, or more of the same?

Our digital-material constitution/ontology

Past, Present, Future… something deep

Future #58: Disentangling the future from the past

Banking on the memory bank

Dynamic Structure

Objects of the material self — little monsters and/or companion objects 👾 🤿

What’s an Ingredient Brand? Only the Future of Retail

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh

Journalist, author, dad. Former TIME magazine editor and foreign correspondent. Author of END TIMES, a book about existential risk and the end of the world.

More from Medium

Cannon Fodder for the Culture War

What the News Is Missing

Pale Blue Dot: A Contention for Why We Should Explore Space for the Greater Good of Humanity

Shifting from a scarcity mindset to one of abundance widens the lens of what’s possible