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Reflecting on Past Technology Predictions

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Reflecting on Past Technology Predictions

I recently came upon two pieces I had written on technology trends in the distant past. The first was written for the strategic technology plan of a major US research university. I ...

I recently came upon two pieces I had written on technology trends in the distant past. The first was written for the strategic technology plan of a major US research university. I wrote this piece based on a set of campus forums, vendor presentations, literature review, and just pure speculation. One of my favorite lines: “While it’s too soon to tell how the race to wire America will end, it’s possible that we’ll all be watching our telephones and answering our televisions by the end of the decade as the boundaries between phones, TVs, and computers begin to disintegrate.” That was in 1993.