What Will Life Be Like in 2008

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Sensors in kitchen appliances, climatizing units, communicators, power supply and other household utilities warn the computer when the item is likely to fail. A repairman will show up even before any obvious breakdown occurs.

I recently came across a great blog post by Modern Mechanix. The post revisits a 1968 article which asked the question of what the world would look like in 40 years. Besides the usual super fast cars and rocket ships there are a lot of references to things that now exist or are close to becoming a reality.  Many of these are the precursors to what we know as smart objects and the internet of things.  Check out the fascinating article here.


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