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When you know everything about two billion people but don't want to tell anyone what you know, it's tough to convey an image of transparency without actually being transparent. One solution that Facebook has come up with is hiring Liz Spayd, a former public editor for the New York Times, to "consult" on "transparency" in an effort to get everyone to shut the hell up about it.

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.

When you know everything about two billion people but don't want to tell anyone what you know, it's tough to convey an image of transparency without actually being transparent. One solution that Facebook has come up with is hiring Liz Spayd, a former public editor for the New York Times, to "consult" on "transparency" in an effort to get everyone to shut the hell up about it.