Futurist magazine’s predictions on quantum computing, big data, and more.

But the problem with too many conversations about the future, especially those involving futurists, is that predictions tend to take on unmitigated certainty, sounding like GPS directions. ... In reality, it’s more like wandering around a city, deciding spur of the moment what road to take.

...[From Futurist magazine’s predictions on quantum computing, big data, and more.

The future isn’t a destination. But the problem with too many conversations about the future, especially those involving futurists, is that predictions tend to take on unmitigated certainty, sounding like GPS directions. When you reach the Singularity, turn left—that sort of thing. In reality, it’s more like wandering around a city, deciding spur of the moment what road to take.

[From Futurist magazine’s predictions on quantum computing, big data, and more.]