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On 31 December 2012 I became a father for the first time. This morning I woke up to a snot-covered one-year-old running in tight concentric circles screaming 'DADA DADA DADA', hitting me over the head with whatever object was within grasping range of his saliva-coated paws. Between those two concrete points, I've learned a few things.

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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On 31 December 2012 I became a father for the first time. This morning I woke up to a snot-covered one-year-old running in tight concentric circles screaming 'DADA DADA DADA', hitting me over the head with whatever object was within grasping range of his saliva-coated paws. Between those two concrete points, I've learned a few things.