Baby Boomer Predictions: Wow, Did They Get It Wrong!

Posted on January 29th, 2013 in Baby Boomer Future,Music,Television by Terry Hamburg

“The future is like a corridor into which we can see only by the light coming from behind.”~ Edward Weyer Jr., former editor of Natural History magazine.

“I was not trying to predict the future, I was trying to prevent it.” ~ Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer

The Predictions

There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home. ~ Founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, maker of minicomputers, 1977

We don’t like their {Beatles} sound and guitar music is on its way out. ~ Decca Records executive, rejecting a record contract, 1962

Television won’t be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood body every night. ~ Darryl Zanuck, 20th Century Fox producer, 1946

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