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Doctor Who rarely does big character arcs. By its very nature it's a transitory program: Every week a new adventure, every few years a new Doctor and new companions. That means that a character, especially the Doctor, is established quickly and stays like that till they leave. But this weekend's season 10 finale put a wonderful bookend on an evolution that's been in the works for all of Peter Capaldi's time on the show.

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.

Doctor Who rarely does big character arcs. By its very nature it's a transitory program: Every week a new adventure, every few years a new Doctor and new companions. That means that a character, especially the Doctor, is established quickly and stays like that till they leave. But this weekend's season 10 finale put a wonderful bookend on an evolution that's been in the works for all of Peter Capaldi's time on the show.