Martin Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud this morning, The New York Times reports. He faces as many as 20 years behind bars. Let us all breathe a sigh of relief.
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Hell has officially frozen over. The Chicago Cubs won the World Series; Donald Trump won the US presidency; and now, internet villain Martin Shrkeli, who's best known for jacking up the price of HIV/AIDs medication, has performed a public service: He allowed everyone to listen to the only copy of the Wu-Tang Clan's single-copy album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.
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.