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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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HyperCard, the graphical hyperlinked Mac app that influenced the invention of the Web, was invented by Apple engineer Bill Atkinson after an acid trip 30 years ago this weekend. Now the Internet Archive has brought it back with a collection of over 3000 hypercard "stacks" that you can explore right in your browser. Each stack opens inside the Archive's emulator of an early Macintosh computer.

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The Raspberry Pi is the cheapest and smallest way to emulate the old video games you still love to play. You have a few different ways of going about making your own retro game console, but RetroPie and Recalbox are two of the easiest to use. Let's take a look at their differences, and pick the best one for you.

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Reward yourself for surviving another holiday with some old-school game playing. Skyler over at SimpleHelp has put together a guide on emulating every Nintendo game system on a Windows-based machine. Whether you are craving some truly old-school NES play or newer N64-goodness, the guide has you covered. If you're a glutton for punishment you can even grab an emulator for the Nintendo Virtual Boy and relive the weirdness of that system all over again. For other ways to enjoy old NES games check out FireNES to play over 2000 games in Firefox. Photo by Hamish Duncan.

How to Emulate Every Nintendo System in Windows