I can see the future. A land where taps have been exiled, swipes outlawed, and the best way to control is to simply see. Or to move one's hand in the air — a pantomime of interactivity — while the all-knowing, all-controlling Great Big Brain recognizes sheer human will. The gifts of days yet to come? The technological bounty of new millennia? Perhaps... or maybe it's just Thursday.

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Today's 90 Seconds on The Verge was written by Bryan Bishop and Ross Miller. All production magic is credited to Rhondo Manning.