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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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According to Julie Larson-Green, the head of Windows engineering, Windows Blue will be going into public beta in June 2013. That’s good news for anyone who’s been holding back on shifting from XP and trying to decide between Windows 7 and Windows 8 but hoping that Microsoft resolves the two-faced nature of the Windows 8 interface and legacy desktop.

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The Microsoft Management Summit 2013 (MMS 2013) conference commenced in Las Vegas today with a keynote showcasing live demonstrations of how to use Windows Server 2012 for data centre optimisation and BYOD management for the 5000 attendees. But there was one technology that was deliberately nowhere in sight: the promised Windows Blue updates that are expected mid-year.