There is no evidence that anybody here has acquired "precognition"... yet. So, until then, don't ask questions about the future of things otherwise your question will be closed.

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Where do I go if I want to make a difference? [closed]

I recently read this article: http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/429690/why-we-cant-solve-big-problems/ I'm a relatively young computer programmer, with around three years working ...
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Programmers will be designers in the future? [closed]

Is everything going to tend to powerful interface in the nearest future(I'm talking about desktop applications)? Console or simple GUI applications will not be popular? And does it mean that all ...
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How should a programmer plan his life for future [closed]

I have been doing web developmwnt for 3 years in php/joomla/jquery/mysql. I am now learning python/django/sysadmin/j2ee just to expand my knowledge. I am 28 and I can find jobs, but I was thinking if ...
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Is Computer Science a “solvable” field? [closed]

Perhaps this is just an overly futurist version of those "does programming have a future" topics, but the questions been on my mind a lot lately. Maybe you've seen this future timeline or things like ...
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Web2.0, AJAX, HTML5, Facebook, social web, OpenId, OAuth, web browsers… where is it going ? [closed]

We have seen many new things in the last five to seven years on the web: Facebook, HTML5 appeared, new browsers grew strongly, Google failed with Wave. Facebook, GTalk and Gmail are cross-platform ...
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What are your thoughts on online editors? [closed]

Currently, I'm an Emacs user, (I'm used to the commands, and I work in a bunch of different languages day-to-day, one of which is Common Lisp, so it's the natural choice), but a recent-ish talk by ...
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WPF - What are the implications of the current rumours [closed]

My personal experience has always been with web applications and lots of "back-end stuff" but recently I've been poking around for some personal projects to widen my knowledge. An obvious thing to ...
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What trends do you see for your profession in 30 years? [closed]

Think of the profession 30 years ago. When one single guy was able to code a whole computer game alone! Will offshoring will finally take over? Will languages be so high level than our added value ...
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.NET processing unit [closed]

Do you think we'll ever see an IL (or other bytecode) processing unit? It sounds possible and would have a major benefit, because we wouldn't need the JITter. This isn't the same as compiling .NET ...