Posts Tagged with "future"

Something to Remember When Time Travelling

February 27th, 2013 at 5:59 pm by Mark
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Major technological advances are to be expected from decade to decade, and that’s a fact. But when we set expectations for our future, people never take into account social change; they simply use their current culture and attitude as a baseline for “how things will be.” Someone from the nineteen fifties who travelled to the here-and-now would certainly be shot down to realize that despite all the keen gadgets we have today, most people are just wet rags…

Q: If someone from the 1950s suddenly appeared today, what would be the most difficult thing to explain to them about life today?  A: I possess a device, in my pocket, that is capable of accessing the entirety of information known to man.  I use it to look at pictures of cats and get in arguments with strangers.

Turning to Fantasy to Escape Reality

July 10th, 2012 at 5:42 pm by Mark
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Is it any wonder, when the news is always so dire?

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Rare Glimpse at a Microsoft Future

March 27th, 2010 at 3:00 pm by Mark
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I’m always amazed at how the environmentally conscious “green” future is always so … white?