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Who's Wrong Prediction Scorecard for Wired Magazine  
Total Known Predictions 12
Percent right N/A (0 Right, 0 Wrong, 12 Pending)

Wired Magazine Predictions
#1:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:Google Stock Hits $1,000 per Share in 2007
Outcome:Pending
#2:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:Internet Traffic will Double in 2007.
Prediction Description:... to 5,000 petabits per day by the end of 2007. And 80 percent of it is peer-to-peer file sharing, mostly Skype video and BitTorrent.
Outcome:Pending
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Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:Second Life Ends a Life in 2007. Meaning, a real-life murder will take place due to the online game.
Outcome:Pending
#4:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:Half of all new computers sold in 2007 will be laptops and 20 percent of those will be Apple's MacBooks.
Outcome:Pending
#5:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:A major newspaper gives up printing on paper to publish exclusively online in 2007.
Outcome:Pending
#6:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:Yahoo CEO Terry Semel will leave Yahoo in 2007.
Outcome:Pending
#7:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:Apple Goes Apple: The entire Beatles catalog is licensed exclusively to iTunes in 2007.
Outcome:Pending
#8:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:HD-DVD Wins the next-generation format wars over Sony's Blu-Ray in 2007.
Prediction Description:Oh yeah, and the PS3 is a bust.
Outcome:Pending
#9:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:Digg becomes the New Friendster in 2007 (aka dies off slowly).
Prediction Description:Wired Magazine says "Digg holds out for a big payday but ends up like Friendster (i.e., no friends)."
Outcome:Pending
#10:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:In 2007, a whistle-blower reveals that the National Security Agency has been wiretapping Google for some time.
Outcome:Pending
#11:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:New York Times Goes Free in 2007.
Prediction Description:The New York Times opens its archives from behind the paid firewall, realizing it's more lucrative to be the internet's paper of record than charging readers for individual stories. Thankfully, Thomas Friedman's clichés and mixed metaphors remain behind the pay firewall for at least two weeks.
Outcome:Pending
#12:   Entered by blackjack21 (16) on 12/29/2006  »  Reference URL
Date Made:12/29/2006
Prediction:MySpace Spaces Out in 2007 - The decline of the giant
Prediction Description:MySpace splinters as teens head for niche sites. New services that control profiles across multiple social networking sites begin to take off.
Outcome:Pending


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