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Twitter’s video broadcast service, Periscope, is getting some love from the social media pioneer. A few months ago they released Periscope Producer so broadcasters could use external cameras, and not just smartphones, for sharing video. But a new API allows developers to add more controls so recording can be initiated from external hardware, software, cameras and web services without the need to connect them via the app.


Last week, SoundCloud restricted access to its application programming interface (API) for developers, making it rather more difficult developers to draw on SoundCloud's audio content in their own apps. While annoying, that's all-too-common behaviour in the world of APIs.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.