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In October and November, around 70 people left their laptops at a single airport security checkpoint at Newark's Liberty International Airport. It's not only the cheap stuff that gets abandoned -- a fair amount of Macbooks are getting left behind as well.

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.

In October and November, around 70 people left their laptops at a single airport security checkpoint at Newark's Liberty International Airport. It's not only the cheap stuff that gets abandoned -- a fair amount of Macbooks are getting left behind as well.