"All the futuristic advancements conceivable will amount to nothing if we fail to address the problems that are here and now." ANN LARSON Reno, Nev.
After reading your forecasts for the future and Lev Grossman's article "The Quest for Cool" [WHAT'S NEXT, Sept. 8], I've concluded that I have never been cool, I have no desire to ever be cool, and those who think they are cool really aren't. ROB NANCE Westerville, Ohio
The professional trend spotters you interviewed tell us that burlesque will be cool, we will do everything from our cars, and cell phones will be the...