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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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The new financial year has begun, and that means that the Australian Taxation Office's e-tax software for submitting your 2010-2011 tax return is now available for download. Here's what you need to know.

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The occupation guides published by the Australian Taxation Office remain the most useful resource for ensuring you claim appropriate deductions (and don't try and claim stuff you won't get away with). The updated guides for the 2010-2011 financial year have just been published on the ATO site, so check here to see if your occupation is one of the 16 covered.