Scientists from the RAND Corporation have created this model to illustrate how a "home computer" could look like in the year 2004. However the needed technology will not be economically feasible for the average home. Also the scientists readily admit that the computer will require not yet invented technology to actually work, but 50 years from now scientific progress is expected to solve these problems. With teletype interface and the Fortran language, the computer will be easy to use.About the only thing right is the bit about the scientific progress in 50 years. Now, where did I put my old Fortran manuals?
25 July 2005
Experts Terrible at Predicting Future. So what else is new?
While digging up the links for the Telus post, I came across the union's humour page. The caption on this precious photo reads as follows: