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Just over 10 years ago, television producer Steve Molaro ordered a pizza from Domino's website. Like anyone using the online system, he made his selections with a set of radio buttons labelled "whole," "left," "right," and "none." He selected "none" cheese. He selected "none" sauce. And he selected "left" beef. 

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.

Just over 10 years ago, television producer Steve Molaro ordered a pizza from Domino's website. Like anyone using the online system, he made his selections with a set of radio buttons labelled "whole," "left," "right," and "none." He selected "none" cheese. He selected "none" sauce. And he selected "left" beef.