In the same issue of TIME, certainly don't miss out of what futurist Ray Kurzweil terms The Singularity. This is when, in or about the year 2045, machines will become more intelligent than humans, and basically start taking over.
Maybe some of you have been watching on Jeopardy as Watson, the computer, has been winning big over the best ever of the human contestants. Spooky stuff! Carpets will be cleaning themselves!