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Welcome to the Paleofuture blog, where we explore past visions of the future. From flying cars and jetpacks to utopias and dystopias.

Sealab 1994 (1973)

Sealab 1994 (1973)

The 1973 book 1994: the World of Tomorrow has yet another example of future colonization of the world's oceans.

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In this permanent undersea base of the future, scientists working at an oceanographic laboratory and operations center seek ways to exploit the vast food and mineral resources of the earth's ocean basins. Such a center would maintain communication with other similar bases and shore installations by means of optical fiber transmission cables and buried antennas.

Superfarm of the Year 2020 (1979)

Superfarm of the Year 2020 (1979)

Animals of 2076 (1977)

Animals of 2076 (1977)