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jayeless
jayeless

Here’s a neat article on the predictions science fiction makes about technology. I remember once reading an Octavia E. Butler book that correctly forecast “screenphones”, while also predicting we’d have FTL travel to Alpha Centauri by now. Such interesting hits and misses! 📚

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lmika
lmika

@jayeless Interesting article. In the early 90's, I remember reading a hypothetical future scenario where someone was verbially conversing with their house computer, complaining about a mistake it made that morning, and they were late for work as a result. I actually remember not being very impressed by that future.

jayeless
jayeless

@lmika Hahaha, yes, I'd also hope we could do better than that scenario! 🤣