England's healthcare system fell victim to a massive cyberattack on Friday afternoon, forcing several hospitals to divert emergency patients to other facilities. Ransomware appears to be the cause.
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Hitting "reply all" on a mass email is generally a bad idea, but a meltdown at the UK's National Health Service (NHS) is the worst reply allpocalypse we've ever seen. According to The Guardian, more than 186 million useless emails were sent out, after a technician sent a "test" message to all 1.2 million employees of the NHS.
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.