I guess it is real easy to be optimistic about the future when you have so much money that you can just throw bags of it away, to suitable beneficiaries, as Bill Gates does. Now, he is telling all who will listen that the AI revolution will take away all jobs, but, not to worry, all will be well:
  http://collapse.news/2018-02-02-bill-gates-the-a-i-revolution-may-take-away-everyones-job-but-its-okay.html 
  http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/bill-gates-artificial-intellegence-doesnt-think-ai-taking-everyones-jobs-is-a-bad-thing-2018-1-1014021350

     People, he believes, will be able to focus on leisure. Now in principle social creditors have no objection to this because the purpose of life is not to work, work presently being a means to an end. But, for all of this to happen, with the sort of unemployment levels Gates is contemplating, there must be a rethinking of the economy along social credit lines. Merely tinkering around the edges of the system will not do, as the experts have shown:
  https://blog.alor.org/index.php/social-credit-solutions-by-m-oliver-heydorn-ph-d