Ray Kurzweil is one the most important visionaries to study. Though some of his predictions may seem outlandish, he has an established track record of success. Truth is, I could constantly go on about him.
It’s important to study futurists in business even if their predictions aren’t accurate. Consistently thinking about future inventions and possibilities trains you to anticipate and accept change, therefore making it easier to adapt in the business world when inevitable changes occur.
Do yourself a favor and visit some of Kurzweil’s sites to learn more.