LinuxInsider: Open Source: Predicting a Happy New Year
Dec 22, 2004, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Philip H. Albert)
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"From sports to gossip to business, it is a time-honored New
Year's tradition for columnists to prognosticate on what we can
expect in the coming year. Tabloids tell us which celebrity
marriages will break up, where aliens will appear next, and what
famous personalities will dominate the news. Fortunately for the
tabloids, not too many readers bother to compare their predictions
a year later with what actually happened.
"So in the grand tradition of columnists everywhere, let's see
what our crystal ball predicts for 2005. Perhaps you will revisit
this column a year from now and compare my predictions with what
actually happened. My prediction is that nobody will, but just in
case, I'll play it safe and stick with a few sure things..."