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Amid seemingly endless controversies about content on YouTube (including, most recently, a Logan Paul video shot in Japan's "suicide forest"), Google announced major changes yesterday to how videos would be monetised on the site. Going forward, the company says big channels included in its coveted Google Preferred program will be manually vetted for ad friendliness. Far more drastically, the video-sharing site is making it a lot harder for small channels to make money off the platform - and uploaders are pissed.

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.

Amid seemingly endless controversies about content on YouTube (including, most recently, a Logan Paul video shot in Japan's "suicide forest"), Google announced major changes yesterday to how videos would be monetised on the site. Going forward, the company says big channels included in its coveted Google Preferred program will be manually vetted for ad friendliness. Far more drastically, the video-sharing site is making it a lot harder for small channels to make money off the platform - and uploaders are pissed.