The ContrafabulistsKin Lane and Audrey Watters – monitor predictions that technologists and marketers make about the future of technology. No surprise, most of the predictions are made about AI, a development whose future folks have been predicting incorrectly since the 1950s.

Here are the predictions made this week:

Dunkin’ Donuts will stop using foam cups by 2020, says The New York Post.

Via the Getting Smart blog: “The Implications of Gartner’s Top 10 Tech Trends of 2018 for Education – Part 2.”

Via Bitcoin Magazine: “Report Suggests Global Spending on Blockchain Tech Could Reach $9.2 Billion by 2021.”

“In the Next Century, Brain Computer Interfaces Could be Mainstream,” says Futurism.

Via Odyssey: “ The Future Of Robotics In The Next 10 Years.”

Via The New York Times: “His 2020 Campaign Message: The Robots Are Coming.” That’s Andrew Yang, who plans to run for President.

Audrey Watters


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