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Do you remember the big changeover to digital TV that made traditional antennas obsolete? Well, the US' Federal Communications Commission approved a new technology last week that could lead to a fresh round of obsolete devices and turn broadcast television into a data-collecting advertising machine.

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.

Do you remember the big changeover to digital TV that made traditional antennas obsolete? Well, the US' Federal Communications Commission approved a new technology last week that could lead to a fresh round of obsolete devices and turn broadcast television into a data-collecting advertising machine.