Here’s some remarkable foresight from a project from the Latitude research organization that asked a group of children to draw their vision for computers in the future. They accurately predicted Google’s Image Search and the beginnings of solar powered computers. Now if only scientists can complete their vision for a 3D interface. To see more predictions from a wonderful group of children check out this article on Fast Company.
Part of the key for fueling our imagination and turning our hindsight into foresight is to perhaps remember that little child in all of us.