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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.

This Machine Records All Your Thoughts (1919)

This Machine Records All Your Thoughts (1919)

The June 8, 1919 Syracuse Herald (Syracuse, New York) featured a great article about mind-reading machines that would be commonplace in the office of the future. Oddly enough, they still needed stenographers to type out the correspondence. Why couldn't the man simply verbally dictate his thoughts to a typist? That is a question for the paleo-future to which we may never have an answer. The entire article is shown below.

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Writer and Producer of Connections: AT&T's Vision of the Future

Writer and Producer of Connections: AT&T's Vision of the Future

Robots: The World of the Future (1979)