March 26, 2008
Tales of Futures Pasts
Posted by scott at March 26, 2008 11:31 AM
Those who originally read this forty year-old account of what life would be like in 2008 would get a mixed bag from the reality. Big TVs, remote shopping, and a near-cashless economy are definitely found, but where's my 250 mph car? It always seems the coolest predictions are the ones least likely to come true.
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Back when I was a kid in the '60s and '70s, you'd here all kinds of projections and prognostications for the future, usually prefaced by the phrase "By the Year 2000..."
I'm still wondering where my flying Jetson-car is...