Simple Answers to Questions About New Technology

Via XKCD:

Frederik Pohl said that, “A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam”.  In other words, predicting the iPhone isn’t exciting – Star Trek saw it coming forty years ago.  Star Trek definitely never saw Snapchat coming.  It’s why good science fiction is so darn interesting – the rare moments where someone sees the new ways that human’s traditional absurdity will keep on keeping on.

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