Predicting The Future : TED Radio Hour In this hour, TED speakers make bold predictions about our future and what our future lives might look like.

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Predicting The Future

In this hour, TED speakers make bold predictions about our future and what our future lives might look like.

"I do spend time trying to think about what I cannot imagine." -- Nicholas Negroponte

Visions of the future don't just have to come from science fiction. There's very real technology today giving us clues about how our future lives might be transformed. So what might our future look like? And what does it take for an idea about the future to become a reality? In this hour, TED speakers make some bold predictions and explain how we might live in the future.

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Nicholas Negroponte: What Predictions From 1984 Came True?

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"Everybody ... could live an extra five, 10, 20 years just because of this one thing" — Richard Resnick Mike Ritter/TED hide caption

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Richard Resnick: Will Sequencing Your Genes Change The Way You Live — And Die?

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"I'm really looking forward to a time when generations after us look back at us and say how ridiculous it was that humans were driving cars" — Sebastian Thrun James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Sebastian Thrun: When Will Driverless Cars Be A Part Of Our Everyday Lives?

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Nicholas Negroponte: How Do You Predict The Future?

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