When I first started reading this article from Popular Mechanics I was intrigued. By about the 7th prediction, I was hooked and couldn’t read the rest fast enough. Check out these incredible predictions that at times, seem to far fetched to be possible. Let us know what YOUR favorite prediction is. (Unless you are a Mayan, then you have no credibility at all with this sort of thing.)
· People will be fluent in every language. With DARPA and Google racing to perfect instant translation, it won’t be long until your cellphone speaks Swahili on your behalf.
· Software will predict traffic jams before they occur. Using archived data, roadside sensors, and GPS, IBM has come up with a modeling program that anticipates bumper-to-bumper congestion a full hour before it begins. Better yet, the idea proved successful in early tests—even on the Jersey Turnpike.
· Climate-controlled jackets will protect…
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