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Predictions of the Year 2000 from The Ladies Home Journal of December 1900
9) Photographs will be telegraphed from any distance. If there be a battle in China a hundred years hence snapshots of its most striking events will be published in the newspapers an hour later. Even to-day photographs are being telegraphed over short distances. Photographs will reproduce all of Nature’s colors.
predictions  future  technology  science  culture  history 
january 2010 by andrewducker
I'll Be Different
Two experiments revealed that (i) people can more accurately predict their affective reactions to a future event when they know how a neighbor in their social network reacted to the event than when they know about the event itself and (ii) people do not believe this.
personality  psychology  predictions 
march 2009 by andrewducker
Unthinkable Futures
Or rather - remarkably unlikely ones. Some seem rather more likely than others though.
scifi  inspiration  trends  predictions 
january 2009 by andrewducker
Charles Stross: Shaping the future
A brief look at the future, memory storage, lifelogging, and where we're all headed. Fascinating as usual.
CharlesStross  culture  future  history  predictions  science  SF  Singularity  society  sociology  technology 
may 2007 by andrewducker
Women to own bulk of wealth within 20 years
Within 20 years, the fairer sex will wrest the purse strings from men to own 60 per cent of Britain's wealth, according to new research.
independent  women  gender_equality  money  predictions 
april 2005 by andrewducker

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