We’ve turned from Greek oracles to biblical prophets to scientists to science fiction to today’s futurists to get a glimpse of what’s to come.  Or maybe not.  Sometimes the seers need glasses, or contacts or Lasik or whatever comes next in vision correction.  We don’t know, we can’t see that far ahead.

But we can see famous failures and successes, and it’s by weighing those – and giving the appropriate disclaimers – that we’ll gaze into a crystal ball to seek the wonders to come.

The Daze After Tomorrow: The Not-Always-So-Risky Business Of Predicting The Future

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