Thursday, September 23

A retro-futurist look at the computer in 2004

A futuristic model of by the Rand Coporation in 1954. The camption states: "Scientists from RAND Corporation have created this model to illustrate how a "home computer" could look like in the year 2004. However the needed technology will not be economically feasible for the average home. Also the scientists readily admit that the computer will require no yet imvented technology to actually work, but 50 years from now scientific progress is expected to solve these problems. With teletype interface and the Fortran language the computer will be easy to use..."
Originally found at: Select CG Main Page

First one two find out what publication this came from and find the rest of the caption wins buko kudos.

In case you missed it, the update on this hoax is available here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It came from

and the last sentence in the caption reads "With teletype interface and the Fortran language, the computer will be easy to use and only gullible fools would believe such a lousy photoshopping job as this one to be the real thing."