The Basis on how science looks into the future is history. History provides us with a nearly infinite number of facts which we can examine and from that build a model of the future. Moore's Law is a very good example of this. After 20 years in the computer chip industry, Moore realized that every year, the rate at which size decreased and power increased actually accelerated, thus making the progress exponential. Exponantial progress is a cruicial thing when evaluating facts from the past, because it is hard to distinguish it from linear progress when looking at timescales too small and early in the curve. Recent research has shown that basically every progress we humans made is exponential. It is the nature of technology to grow in such a way, because 'inventions' support each other in many various ways.
We now are at the so called 'knee point' of the exponantial curve, where, seemingly out of nowhere technical progress is made a matter of years, not generations or centuries. This is the most critical point in human development, because in this time the chance of 'accidentaly' wiping ourselves out is the greatest.
But now is also a time of wonders no man has ever seen before. Just take a look at the smartphone in your pocket. The possibilities of this machine are colossal compared to ALL computers on earth in 1960 TOGETHER. One should never cease to marvel at the things everyone takes for granted.
So based on these 'simple' observastions a conclusion jumps to mind. The next 30 years will hold more technological progress than the last 60. It is possible, that the first AGIs (Artificial General Intelligence) will emerge and that our aging process will stop to a grinding halt.
Be on the lookout and make your plans.