The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.
Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
Quite a few people have to believe something is normal before it becomes normal - a sort of 'voting' situation. But once the threshold is reached, then everyone demands to do whatever it is.