Isaac Asimov

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Paleofuturism ca 1974

In 1974, Isaac Asimov discussed the future. A few items have turned out as he expected, a few have not, and many remain undecided. It’s interesting to see how thinking about the future succeeds, and how it fails. Arguably, Asimov had already foreseen the internet in his Foundation series, but he apparently didn’t see anything important from information technology looming in the near future. What are we missing now?