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China and Wikipedia have always had a contentious relationship, and it appears that authorities are beginning to realise that if they can't allow access to the site, they will have to build one of their own. But the leader of the new project says "our goal is not to catch up, but overtake".

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.

China and Wikipedia have always had a contentious relationship, and it appears that authorities are beginning to realise that if they can't allow access to the site, they will have to build one of their own. But the leader of the new project says "our goal is not to catch up, but overtake".