I had better make an effort to view a salvaged copy of Metropolis (1927 film). I'm sure there is plenty prophetic vision in the contents.I can see that the ultimate result will be a workforce of robots doing the menial and unpleasant jobs, and the government supplying a minimum living wage to everyone who no longer have any work to do. Energy will be free and money won't mean much. Knowledge will be the currency. People who know how to keep energy production and computers working. You won't need to be a billionaire anymore to be able to sit on your arse and do nothing living off dividends. Everyone will be doing it, more for something interesting to occupy their time rather than chasing money like a rat on a cheese wheel.
The funny thing is, I actually think this is devolving rather than evolving. I think the Aboriginals got it right not changing for thousands of years. The above scenario has to fail because you can't beat nature. It will all turn to dust as a link in the complex artificial chain fails sending us all back to the stone age. Science fiction prophesizes all of it.
I understand pre-European Aboriginal lifestyle was one of the best in terms of work-life balance, with little work effort in subsistence activities (food, water, shelter, etc.) and a huge amount of leisure time, in comparison to other societies. I guess they had it nailed after decades of practice and handed down knowledge.