via Here’s Why
Take in some futurology from the past in these videos – A combination of industry propaganda and promotions from the early 20th Century.
“To New Horizons” (1940) Archive.org
“Century 21 Calling” (1964) Archive.org
“Connected Earth” (1969) Youtube
Can you see some modern day inventions, perhaps in a slightly different form? And how about those inventions that never eventuated – was it because they were impractical, or an industry related reason, or perhaps they still might-someday-be?
What things did these futurologists never take into account? Perhaps the inverse growth relationship between the size of a TV screen and the size of a mobile handset…