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Which entrepreneurial ideas did history believe we would have? // How they thought we would live... // growthfunders.com
Vintage example of how we we should have been in 1999 // Yes, we have the odd impressive dome building, but jet pack travel is a long way off #future #scifi #vintage #history

Vintage example of how we we should have been in 1999 // Yes, we have the odd impressive dome building, but jet pack travel is a long way off #future #scifi #vintage #history

21st Century // Wouldn't it be bizarre to live in a world like this? It was said we would live in an 'unbreakable glass city', although they got it right on space travel and high culture - kind of.

21st Century // Wouldn't it be bizarre to live in a world like this? It was said we would live in an 'unbreakable glass city', although they got it right on space travel and high culture - kind of.

Them, 1900: Aerocabs // Us, 2013: Helicopters, monorails, hang gliders // From: The Public Domain Review

Them, 1900: Aerocabs // Us, 2013: Helicopters, monorails, hang gliders // From: The Public Domain Review

Them, 1900: A house rolling through the countryside // Us, 2013: Mobile caravan homes now include central heating, double glazing and flat screen TVs // From: The Public Domain Review

Them, 1900: A house rolling through the countryside // Us, 2013: Mobile caravan homes now include central heating, double glazing and flat screen TVs // From: The Public Domain Review

Them, 1900: Video telegraph // Us, 2013: Video phone calls, webcams, Skype... Is it just us or is this an eerily spot-on concept? // From: Sad and Useless

Them, 1900: Video telegraph // Us, 2013: Video phone calls, webcams, Skype... Is it just us or is this an eerily spot-on concept? // From: Sad and Useless

Them, 1900: Relatively unknown US civil engineer, John Elfreth Watkins predicted ready cooked meals, high speed rail, free education and wireless phone connection // Us, 2013: Yes to all - although he did say we'd abandon the letter C, X or Q, which is not quite right, but with text speak, not far wrong either? // From: MediaFuturist

Them, 1900: Relatively unknown US civil engineer, John Elfreth Watkins predicted ready cooked meals, high speed rail, free education and wireless phone connection // Us, 2013: Yes to all - although he did say we'd abandon the letter C, X or Q, which is not quite right, but with text speak, not far wrong either? // From: MediaFuturist

Them, 1900: Undersea Tourist Boats // Us, 2013: Glass-bottomed tourist boats and submarines // From BoredPanda

Them, 1900: Undersea Tourist Boats // Us, 2013: Glass-bottomed tourist boats and submarines // From BoredPanda

Them, 1900: Roofed cities // Us, 2013: Shopping centres, leisure centres and entertainment complexes // From BoredPanda

Them, 1900: Roofed cities // Us, 2013: Shopping centres, leisure centres and entertainment complexes // From BoredPanda

Them, 1977: 10-year-olds predicted solar-powered cars, computers for education, one-push-button controls in the home, female astronauts // Us, 2013: We can control various appliances through remote controls, lights which can be turned on with our smartphone, educational smartboards in every classroom, women on the moon (although we still haven't found life) // From: Paleofuture

A New Great Depression and Ladies on the Moon: 1970s Middle School Kids Look to the Year 2000

Them, 1977: 10-year-olds predicted solar-powered cars, computers for education, one-push-button controls in the home, female astronauts // Us, 2013: We can control various appliances through remote controls, lights which can be turned on with our smartphone, educational smartboards in every classroom, women on the moon (although we still haven't found life) // From: Paleofuture