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The future as it looked in 1967

How IBM was going to help us tackle the paperwork explosion: “Machines should work. People should think.”

For another version of the future as it was meant to be (and one that’s also turning out sort-of-right), see The Guardian‘s 1994 vision of the newspaper of the future and for one that was rather less right see the cassette tape navigation system for cars.

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One response to “The future as it looked in 1967”

  1. The men (and the paper) looks not unlike my office today: the women look out of this world. Why were they all only secretaries (and 1 teacher)?!

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