Saturday, 31 January 2009

How we live now, envisaged in 1969

These are the days! 2009, seen from forty years ago. Mrs Emma Peel spends money at a remote department store, whilst, naturally, hubby pays all her bills. Both grownups spy on the kids all day long, when they’re not swimming. The lounge looks like the backroom at Radio Rentals, and, using a “home post office” you can even message the people next door instantaneously...
video
It’s amazing how they got so much of the techie bit right, but rather failed to predict fundamental changes in social and cultural attitudes...
major h/t John Halton (Via Twitter)

1 comment:

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