It wouldn’t be late December on the intarwebs without the obligatory predictions regarding the year to come from all and sundry, qualified or otherwise. The LA Times, however, got John “EDGE.org” Brockman to round up some top-rank talking heads to speak their minds on the forthcoming twelve months. The seven pundits include Steve Ballmer, Chris Anderson and Brockman himself. Their opinion? We’ll be back in control.