How Technology Affects Our Lives
Computers are everywhere. They're in ATMs, PDAs, and in self-checkout lanes at the store. Even our children's toys.
"Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant." -- Mitchell Kapor
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Failed Technology Predictions
"There's no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
--Ken Olsen, founder, Digital Equipment Corporation, 1977
"Everything that can be invented has been invented".
-- Charles H. Duell, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899
"We will never make a 32 bit operating system."
"Next Christmas, the iPod will be dead, finished, gone kaput."
-- Lord Sugar, 2005
"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons."
-- Popular Mechanics, 1949
"A rocket will never be able to leave the Earth’s atmosphere.”
-- New York Times, 1936.
"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
--Thomas 'Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943
"There is not the slightest indication that nuclear energy will ever be obtainable. It would mean that the atom would have to be shattered at will. "
-- Albert Einstein, 1932
"X-rays will prove to be a hoax.”
-- Lord Kelvin, President of the Royal Society, 1883
"Fooling around with alternating current is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, ever."
-- Thomas Edison