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Jason Snell for Macworld
December 20, 2019 11:15 AM PT
The best part about making predictions as a member of the press is that almost nobody has a long memory. You predict the future, but by the time the evidence against you has collected, everyone’s moved on to reading your new predictions for the next big thing. It’s quite a racket, or at least, it will be until someone invents Nostalgia.
Not me, though. Every year in this space I make a combination of predictions and wishes for the next 12 months. But before I do that, I have to take stock and look back at the year just gone by—and how my predictions and hopes for 2019 fare in the cold light of a December morning.