No more phones and other tech predictions for the next decade

Despair not. What's coming in the next few years might be a lot better than you expect.

So here are 2019's last moments: Actress Sharon Stone gets kicked off a dating app for being herself, while the ever-screechy President Donald Trump gets to stay on Twitter after retweeting fake accounts and links that appear to unmask a whistle-blower.

This is the state of the Internet as a decade ended. Confusion reigns about the many tech inventions that have been heaped upon us over the past 10 years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 02, 2020, with the headline 'No more phones and other tech predictions for the next decade'. Print Edition | Subscribe