The future of OpenID, I believe, is more likely to be in hundreds… thousands of little web applications consuming OpenID because it comes built in with the framework used to build the application than the big guys consuming it:
I wonder when we will start to see DVDs of space tv-shows, like Babylon 5 and Star Trek, where you can pick to watch them with no sounds on space. I’m really pissed off at the sounds of the Voyager on the presentation, they don’t even add to the scene, it only makes a beautiful presentation feel childish (stupid and ugly).
My favorite versioning system was Darcs for a long time, but it didn’t really took off and a new competitor is taking off amazingly fast: Git. I believe the single most important feature of Git is to be able to clone (checkout in Subversion jargon) repositories from other systems, particularly SVN. That means that your favorite project may be using SVN, but you just clone it and work with Git, in a distributed way, and then send back the changes. Or that you can clone the SVN-repo and basically you already migrated. Amazing!