You’ll find the future wherever people are having the most fun. Well then, I would say interactive video games are predicting a new world of virtual reality.
After the recent US election and the BREXIT, it appears there is a backlash against globalization. As if stopping immigration and putting up trade barriers are going to fix it! How are the protectionists going to stop the free flow of human capital and ideas? Perform a Men in Black Memory Eraser?
I love this video by Steven Johnson about how inventions happen from fun and play as much as anything via TEDEd. Check it out: