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Photo Essay: Nextfest, Who's Got Next?

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This past weekend the fourth annual WIRED Nextfest was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Nextfest is the eminent world's fair for upcoming technologies, providing companies a venue to display their visions and ideas of the future.

And from what I saw, the future will be run by Beauty and the Geek castoffs. The event was filled with beautiful convention hostesses and and nerdy pimple-faced tech boys. Apparently deodorant will be extinct in the future, because everyone smelled really bad. So what did I learn about the future?

Albert Einstein will become Robocop.

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Robots will replace DJs. Oakenfold was last seen manning the 1's and 2's at Burger King.

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We will be playing pool on the moon.

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LCD Screens will enslave us, and we'll be forced to watch re-runs of Rock of Love.

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Due to global warming, cars will no longer have roofs.

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Geeks will rule the world, and will continue to rely on gadgets to pick up hot chicks.

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In the future, everyone will trip out on their lamps.

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We will be able to watch a thousand episodes of MTV's True Life simultaneously.

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And we will all dress like Spiderman...

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