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Right now, 450,000 people are incarcerated in America without being convicted of a crime. Charged with bails they can't afford, they sit in jail awaiting their trials. Backlogs are extensive and overcrowding is common. Some wait weeks, others wait months, and some even die in custody before getting their day in court. Enter Appolition, an app concept aimed at crowdfunding bail relief for these people modelled after spare change apps. Given the prominence of crowdfunding, the digital activist behind the initiative says it's long overdue.

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.

Right now, 450,000 people are incarcerated in America without being convicted of a crime. Charged with bails they can't afford, they sit in jail awaiting their trials. Backlogs are extensive and overcrowding is common. Some wait weeks, others wait months, and some even die in custody before getting their day in court. Enter Appolition, an app concept aimed at crowdfunding bail relief for these people modelled after spare change apps. Given the prominence of crowdfunding, the digital activist behind the initiative says it's long overdue.