After another poor showing with our predictions for last Saturday's UFC Fight Night 42 on Fox Sports 1, Bobby G. and I give the prediction game another go for this weekend's UFC 174 Pay-Per-View using a method that is the complete opposite of scientific. We can't get any worse, right?
Predictions about technology are notoriously tough to make. Still, the experts and visionaries often get it right — but when they don’t, they get it colossally wrong. Here are some of history’s most famously bungled insights made by tech giants and industry bigwigs, as rounded-up by Scientific American.
When I imagine life in 1911, I picture mostly dirt roads and horse and buggy being the only mode of transportation outside of walking. I also picture it in black and white because color photography wasn't invented yet. Is that accurate? No, but that's the way my mind sees it so that's the way it is. One thing we do have in common with the people of the early 20th century is our daydreams of what t