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There's no shortage of catastrophic flame-outs in tech. Take, for example, junk science US blood-testing startup Theranos, which raised obscene amounts of venture capital only to be sued by its own investors, close its labs and come under criminal investigation. (Move fast and break stuff, right?) But what could have led to the downfall of humble chat app Fling?

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.

There's no shortage of catastrophic flame-outs in tech. Take, for example, junk science US blood-testing startup Theranos, which raised obscene amounts of venture capital only to be sued by its own investors, close its labs and come under criminal investigation. (Move fast and break stuff, right?) But what could have led to the downfall of humble chat app Fling?