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I wouldn't call it a Oracle or anything silly like that People like Bill Gates have the ability to see a product and jump years ahead of what it COULD be. I don't recall the name of the person (maybe it was Da Vinci) but he had plans for helicopters and tanks 200+ years before the technology was even there to start attempts.

Some people just look at the world in the future rather than the present. Those are the people who revolutionize our world. This is just another example
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Very interesting read. Funny how things turn out
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Wow, how did Microsoft know we would learn to fly by the year 2011.
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That is the BEST and I think the only music worth listening to during an installation. I still search for that long and listen to it because it's calming. It's got the "Hello, Welcome to Windows XP. " friendlyness to it.
    
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It's hard to believe all the computers where I work are still running a 10 year old operating system. Yeah it's hard some patches, and a couple of Service Packs, but it's still pretty decent.
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I prefer this
http://youtu.be/smNI3aSJXgs
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I don't get how this predicted anything. In 2001 you could already do all those things, just not quite as well as you can do them now.
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i dont get it... everyone predicted this, even i did.
 
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Lol in the times sq pic it says new reinvented camry... Same as the new ad says..

Onto watching the ad..
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