Media Room of the Future (1979)

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This media room of the future, featured in the 1979 book The Computer Age: A Twenty-Year View, is strikingly similar to the living room of the future we looked at almost two years ago. »5/30/09 6:15pm5/30/09 6:15pm

Media Room. Homes of the future will have rooms akin to this illustration into which a user can immerse all sensory apparatuses.… »5/30/09 6:15pm5/30/09 6:15pm

Computer Games of the Future (1981)

This holographic computer game of the future is from the 1981 book Tomorrow's Home by Neil Ardley. »4/02/08 10:59pm4/02/08 10:59pm

The caption explains, "A home computer game of the future has solid images of spaceships that move in midair. These are holographic images produced by laser beams. The game is played with other people who also sit at… »4/02/08 10:59pm4/02/08 10:59pm

Home Entertainment of the Future (1981)

This image from the book Tomorrow's Home (World of Tomorrow) by Neil Ardley illustrates the home entertainment system of tomorrow. »2/07/08 11:14pm2/07/08 11:14pm

This section's most interesting prediction may be that, "the magazines, books, records, tapes and television sets we now have will begin to disappear. But in their place the computer will… »2/07/08 11:14pm2/07/08 11:14pm

GTE's Classroom of the Future (1987)

GTE's 1987 concept video Classroom of the Future envisions a bright future for voice synthesis, speech recognition and insanely small monitors. Will's acting career, however, holds less promise. »10/09/07 7:19pm10/09/07 7:19pm

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Closer Than We Think! Lunar Mailbag (1960)

This Closer Than We Think! strip ran in the December 25, 1960 Chicago Tribune. »5/30/07 4:52pm5/30/07 4:52pm

Chistmas cards of the future may be transmitted electronically. The post office is studying the use of space technology for quick movement of endless quantities of mail between widely separated points. »5/30/07 4:52pm5/30/07 4:52pm

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To do this, microwave stations would… »5/30/07 4:52pm5/30/07 4:52pm