Friday, June 23, 2006

news to me: Top 87 Bad Predictions about the Future

We will bury you.
Nikita Krushchev, Soviet Premier, predicting Soviet communism will win over U.S. capitalism, 1958

If anything remains more or less unchanged, it will be the role of women.
David Riesman, conservative American social scientist, 1967.

It will be gone by June.
Variety, passing judgement on rock 'n roll in 1955.

Democracy will be dead by 1950.
John Langdon-Davies, A Short History of The Future, 1936.

This antitrust thing will blow over.
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

yeah and i've just bough this eighties retro shirt advertising recording technology which says:
micro eye is the future

wtf? obviously took off...not