How to future proof? (Score: 2, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on 2015-08-28 12:59 (#JQMG) Make the future happen. Re: How to future proof? (Score: 1) by firstname.lastname@example.org on 2015-09-01 00:41 (#K1HY) You don't. Get a degree which gives you a solid foundation in the theory of your chosen paths. Always have an escape plan. Keep up with the latest advances. Self learning and reading to keep abreast of developments can help. Try something new. Have a plan for one year, two years, five years, ten years and update as needed even if the plan is vague.