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Video: Remember 2001? Neither do I. But as best I can tell, it was a raucous time for people to get on the 'net (that's what people called the internet in olden times). And if you were confused about where to start, there were plenty of VHS tapes available to help navigate this brave new world -- like Computer For Grannies, a bizarre artifact that I recently stumbled across at my local library.

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.

Video: Remember 2001? Neither do I. But as best I can tell, it was a raucous time for people to get on the 'net (that's what people called the internet in olden times). And if you were confused about where to start, there were plenty of VHS tapes available to help navigate this brave new world -- like Computer For Grannies, a bizarre artifact that I recently stumbled across at my local library.