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Friday, December 31, 2010

Past and Future Predictions in Technology

In 1993 AT&T ran this seriers of ads.  Most of these have arrived. 

And here's a video from Microsoft about future technology in 2019:


Memphis said...

AT&T seemed particularly intent on the idea of Jenne Elfman tucking her baby in from far away. And faxes from the beach? Who faxes anymore?

Catch Her in the Wry said...

Memphis: Skype now has the market on tucking your babies in from far away.

Yeah, they were wrong about faxing documents, but maybe attachments and cloud access were beyond their imagination. Did you recognize Tom Selleck doing the narration?