Date of prediction: 1964-08-16

Fifty years ago, Isaac Asimov imagined what we’d see at a World Fair in 2014. Time to check his predictions, some of which are accurate while others seem far from reality:

»For that matter, you will be able to reach someone at the moon colonies, concerning which General Motors puts on a display of impressive vehicles (in model form) with large soft tires*intended to negotiate the uneven terrain that may exist on our natural satellite.

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As for television, wall screens will have replaced the ordinary set; but transparent cubes will be making their appearance in which three-dimensional viewing will be possible. In fact, one popular exhibit at the 2014 World’s Fair will be such a 3-D TV, built life-size, in which ballet performances will be seen. The cube will slowly revolve for viewing from all angles.«

(Visit to the World’s Fair of 2014.,
via Slashdot: The World Fair of 2014 According To Asimov (From 1964))

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