Tuesday, September 29, 2015

This tech prediction didn't pan out

[Julius] Molnar, the Picturephone's primary champion, believe do hat  by the year 2000, "Picturephone will be the primary mode  by which people will  be  communicating with one another."
Jon Gertner, The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation (New York: Penguin, 2012), p. 236 (quoting a talk from 1971)

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