Isaac Asimov predicted how we’d live in 2019, but he was only half right

12 Predictions Isaac Asimov Made About 2014 in 1964 | Mental Floss

About 35 years ago, to celebrate the coming of the year 1984 — made popular decades earlier by George Orwell’s dystopian novel — Isaac Asimov was asked to write about what the year 2019 might look like.  The famed futurist and author wrote of a world dominated by computers and robots, where technology has replaced teachers and industrial workers but also has created new opportunities for work and leisure. He also thought we’d all begin living and working in orbiting space stations right around now.  It was an exercise Asimov did…

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