Sunday, January 5, 2014

Isaac Asimov's 50 year old prediction for 2014 is viral and all wrong

Source: Vice Motherboard

Isaac Asimov thought we'd have a colony on the moon, be living under a global population control regime, eating at multi-flavored algae bars, and letting machines prepare us personalized meals. Most divergent of all, he believed that increasing automatization of labor would spawn not inequality or joblessness, but spiritual malaise.

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