In a Super Techies interview, technology forecaster Paul Saffo explains his technique for predicting future technology trends. He also discusses how he got started in the forecasting game and shares his biggest hits and misses. Paul predicted that next big thing to come out of nowhere and astonish consumers will be robots. "A robot revolution is waiting just over the horizon," he told me. However, the missing ingredient is the entrepreneurs who will figure out the killer applications beyond robots sweeping floors like $500 iRobot Roomba 580 Vacuum Cleaning Robot.