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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.

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Eoin Colfer -- the man stuck with the daunting task of writing the sixth book in Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker’s Guide trilogy -- might be bitterly disappointed that he's just lost his iPhone, but he's pretty much convinced that the device comes close to replicating the guide itself.

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There are numerous formats for e-books and other electronic documents, but PDF remains the most common and popular. Here's the tools you need for reading and working with PDF without spending a fortune or succumbing to Adobe bloatware.

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It is sometimes suggested that writing by hand offers a creative experience unmatched by composing on computer, but that's not an argument you'll find Ruth Rendell mounting. Defying stereotypes about computer usage, the 79 year-old author of more than 60 titles has been using a PC for 23 years.

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Welcome to Book Week, where Lifehacker celebrates reading, how technology can enhance your reading experience and the lessons authors can teach us about productivity. Throughout this week, we'll be sharing book-related posts and ideas. Read on! Picture by babblingdweeb