2009 and December 2010, we spoke to hundreds of people about the
future. A few dozen of these people were nice enough to make predictions
about the future.
Some of these
predictions took the form of elaborate short stories, or intricate
drawings or maps.
Click on their
names to see what these participants submitted to the project. (Note:
to see these predictions in context, click on "Timeline &
I prophecy that
Whitey Bulger will return to lead a townie uprising which will culminate
in the burning of Tufts and the exodus of all college students,
hipsters, artists and young professionals and that the land will
be purged of coffee shops, boutiques and lofts! A great wall will
be erected along the Cambridge line! art festivals will be banned!
bike lanes repaved!
smoking laws revoked! Bulger will reign from high atop Prospect
Hill. Menino will look up and cower...