If hindsight is 20/20, then foresight is -- well -- sometimes shockingly accurate too, even if some of the fine details are a bit blurry. This video from 1969 (that's 40 years ago people) extols the virtues of a connected future: online shopping, webcams and live video streaming, electronic banking, email, touchscreen-based devices and even content delivery networks. Plus it has a suitably creepy soundtrack.
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So here we are in 2009 and I'd wager most of us would be hard-pressed to make predictions that will hold up 40 days from now let alone 40 years. OK - maybe 40 days is a bit of a low estimate, but you get my point...
What do you think 2049 holds in store?
via Get Elastic.