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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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Having a built-in PDF viewer in Chrome is useful for short documents, but Chrome's insistence on using it even when you download a larger file and open it can be a nuisance. If you want the option of opening in a desktop viewer instead, here's how to disable it.

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Dear Lifehacker, My company has work-from-home employees, directors and contractors spread throughout Australia. When we have a document that requires multiple signatures, I ask each person to sign, scan and email their own copy back to me. Common sense would suggest that the collection of each of these individually signed (but otherwise identical) documents equals one fully signed document. But what does the law say about this, if anything? And is there a better way to do this? Thanks, Signing Off

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Microsoft has updated the web version of Word to include a built-in PDF viewer. Any PDF files from your email or stored on SkyDrive can be viewed directly within the app, or the text extracted into a new Word document for editing.

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Word can save documents directly to PDF format, but what if you want to convert multiple files simultaneously? They Hey, Scripting Guy! blog outlines how you can perform batch conversions using PowerShell to drive Microsoft Word. Check the post for the details.