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"I definitely spend way more time reading tweets than writing tweets," Twitter co-founder Biz Stone told Fresh Air's Terry Gross in 2011. Back then, his company was enjoying praise for its (largely accidental) role in helping to organise the Arab Spring, with Stone describing himself as "an infrequent tweeter" and a "consumer of the information that's coursing through the system".

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.

"I definitely spend way more time reading tweets than writing tweets," Twitter co-founder Biz Stone told Fresh Air's Terry Gross in 2011. Back then, his company was enjoying praise for its (largely accidental) role in helping to organise the Arab Spring, with Stone describing himself as "an infrequent tweeter" and a "consumer of the information that's coursing through the system".