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Predictions of the modern world from 1900

John Elfreth Watkins in 1900 made a number of predictions about life in the 2000s.

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  1. Edward Pearse Edward Pearse January 23, 2012

    Photography had certainly made its mark by 1900 but seen the experimental technology of colour photography and wireless telegraphy (which was also in its infancy) and pairing the two show an impressive grasp of what the technology might be capable of.

  2. Blackberry Harvey Blackberry Harvey January 23, 2012

    I think it’s interesting to see how many of these technologies have been reinvented Babbage-style as well!

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