The future in 1979

Kenneth Gatland and David Jefferis, the writers of the Usborne Book of the Future (first published in 1979) were right about a lot of future predictions, like the phone watch, flat screens, solar energy, the Hubble space telescope and the International Space Station.
They were wrong about intelligent robots, although Siri and Alexa become smarter every update.

If you want to make a trip from 1979 to the year 2000 and beyond as well, click here to read or even download the book on

Jo Luijten
Dutch-born editor and video maker.

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