IBM is terrible at predicting the future
In this 2011 video, IBM made five predictions about technology in the year 2016. Prediction #1:
Users will created their own energy using running shoes, bicycles and the water flowing through their home water pipes.
Nope. Prediction #2:
Passwords will be obsolete.
I wish!Prediction #3:
Smartphones and computers will read your mind. Just think of who you want to call and the phone will call them.
Totally non-existent. Prediction #4:
The digital divide will no longer exist
Nope. The digital divide is a major problem.Prediction #5:
Ad customization will become so good that spam will be our most valued form of email.
Wow. Way off!
IBM's prediction video got absolutely everything wrong about technology in the year 2016. Meanwhile, they didn't mention virtual reality, widely distributed artificial intelligence and emojis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuisda1q6ns