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Baby products have always been part of a predatory industry that feasts on the paranoia of new parents. But it's gotten worse in the last few years with the wave of baby-tracking tech. Now Nest -- which makes a camera which is one of the top-rated baby monitors -- is proposing a smart crib, according to patent documents filed by Google.

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.

Baby products have always been part of a predatory industry that feasts on the paranoia of new parents. But it's gotten worse in the last few years with the wave of baby-tracking tech. Now Nest -- which makes a camera which is one of the top-rated baby monitors -- is proposing a smart crib, according to patent documents filed by Google.