Six Extremely Unlikely Predictions for 2014

In a 1964 essay for the New York Times, science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov made some remarkably prescient predictions about what the world in 2014 would look like. They included a falling global birth rate, 3D movies, and the observation that “robots will neither be common nor very good in 2014, but they will be in existence.” We don’t live on the moon yet, but Asimov nailed it on how we “will suffer badly from the disease of boredom, a disease spreading more widely each year and growing in intensity.”

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