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The Past Predicts the Future
"Development of Wireless Telegraphy, Scene in Hyde Park."
"These two figures are not communicating with one another. The lady is receiving an amatory message, and the gentlemen some racing results. 1906"
This steel engraving from 1906 accurately predicts the future by showing a couple using “wireless devices” over 100 years ago. It is amazing how not only science fiction books but even cartoons from the past have correctly predicted the future of technology. The most accurate part of this illustration is the prediction of the people sitting right next to each other but communicating with someone else. Sound familiar?

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The Past Predicts the Future

"Development of Wireless Telegraphy, Scene in Hyde Park."

"These two figures are not communicating with one another. The lady is receiving an amatory message, and the gentlemen some racing results. 1906"

This steel engraving from 1906 accurately predicts the future by showing a couple using “wireless devices” over 100 years ago. It is amazing how not only science fiction books but even cartoons from the past have correctly predicted the future of technology. The most accurate part of this illustration is the prediction of the people sitting right next to each other but communicating with someone else. Sound familiar?

(Source: Flickr / kipw)

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