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On one side of the equation, we have law enforcement agencies beating their chests, telling up the widespread use of encryption is hampering their efforts at catching bad actors. One the other, a private company, tech giant Apple, prepared to put their money where their mouth is and use the courts to protect our rights to use encryption, without an avenue for governments to access our data.

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.