Edison's Predictions for 2011

24 Jan, 2011 | Science And TechnologyTdp

Most people are aware of Thomas Edison, the inventor, scientist and businessman (to quote Wikipedia).  Apparently he was asked, in 1911, to predict the technology of a hundred years in the future (i.e. 2011).  So how did he do?  Well, not bad.

What he got right

What he got wrong

Still, not bad though, considering this was a time before electricity was commonplace and the computer was a long way from being invented.