http://blog.modernmechanix.com/2008/03/ … amp;Qis=XL
Predictions made in November 1968....FYI in Modern Mechanix
We came to Canada Aug 69...I was 15 then and sad to say I remember most of what they're talking about. I did have a good laugh so thanks Steph
Sounds like Mr Berry had OD'ed on Alvin Toffler's book, "Future Shock" - it's all from there, pretty much.
This was fun--what happened to the 4 hour work day and the robots to do the housework? Thanks for this link--I'm sharing it
I like the idea of earning $20 an hour constructing mini-dozers! $20 an hour was a LOT back then. I just wonder where that idea of mini-dozers went...
Oh and 100% plastic roads? Someone's imagination went wild with that one!
I remember self-moving sidewalks mentioned in several science fiction books
Haha, this was alot of fun to read. I thought it was interesting-- they predicted the population of the US would be up to 350 Million, which is only about half a million short (Not a bad guess, considering, haha). Really makes you wonder what people forty years from now will think when they look back on the predictive science articles people are writing today!
Thanks for the link, stephhicks68!
Interesting, I find it funny about the no money idea and the idea that the computer will run everything. I guess some of these computer based ideas have come to fruition in the form of the internet, which allows you to pay rates, shop, pay bills and the like.
that was hilarious. Safely transporting people at 250mph in built up areas...oh and plastic roads?!
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