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Anyone who's used Waze is familiar with the navigation app's insistence on making turns on busy streets where there's no signal to stop traffic. Waze actually has a name for these types of situations: "difficult intersections." And a new feature will become the default setting on the app to help drivers avoid them -- something Waze says will make streets safer.

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.

Anyone who's used Waze is familiar with the navigation app's insistence on making turns on busy streets where there's no signal to stop traffic. Waze actually has a name for these types of situations: "difficult intersections." And a new feature will become the default setting on the app to help drivers avoid them -- something Waze says will make streets safer.