1975: And the Changes to Come

[cross-posted on tech-o tuesday]

If you haven’t heard of the 1962 book that predicts (or, tries to predict) what technology will look like thirteen short years from the date of publication, please check out the Flickr photoset recently posted by Derrick Bostrom. I’m most frightened interested by the obsession with punch-card systems for language translation, making exact replicas of documents, and testing student knowledge, but the thought of irradiated beans doesn’t sit well with me, either. On the other hand, I might soon be blogging from the comfort of my own beach home:

Happy Friday, all, and have a great weekend!

[bostworld, via boingboing]

Ryan has been proudly maintaining and contributing to Language Lab Unleashed since 2005, and is the current President of SWALLT. Since the summer of 2013 he's been causing trouble with his all-star colleagues in the UMW DTLT; when not wrangling websites Ryan can be found doing strange things with heavy objects.

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