Tales Of Future Past

Ken AshfordHistoryLeave a Comment

Cool.  A whole website devoted to a subject I like: past depictions of the future.

Below is a magazine from the 1920’s predicting what the car of 1973 would look like:


Guess they got that wrong.

In 1969, for only $10,000, Honeywell offered a kitchen computer, which would store recipes, tell you which dishes you can make with the ingredients on hand,  and balance your checkbook.  You had to take a two-week course in order to use it.


Bet you feel like an idiot now if you bought one of these.