Blurry Crystal Balls of Technology

Now here’s a Top 7 list worth checking out: the Worst Tech Predictions of All Time, care of PC World.

Sure that thing works?
Sure that thing works?

High comedy – like many things are in retrospect – and a great reminder of how far we’ve come and how far off our powers of prediction can be.  

Can you guess which computer giant’s president told us 1943:  “I think there will be a world market for just 5 computers”?

Read the rest! You won’t be disappointed.

… and while we’re paying our dues to the past, here’s a TV clip from 1981 predicting the rise of news reporting on the internet.


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