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Pre-orders for Apple's wallet-busting iPhone X went live this week, and initial signs were that even those customers who stayed up for the opening were given shipping delays placing their orders weeks past the November 3 launch date - possibly well into December. So it's not surprising that some quick-thinking entrepreneurs (ok, scalpers) are aiming to skim a little bit off the top of the frenzy while it lasts.

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.