Posts Tagged ‘prognostication’

NY Times, 1985: Laptops Are Dead

March 19, 2015

NY Times, 1985: Laptops Are Dead
“Whatever happened to the laptop computer?” asked Erik Sandberg-Diment in the New York Times of December 8, 1985. It was just a passing fad, he wrote:

“Was the laptop dream an illusion, then? Or was the problem merely that the right combination of features for such lightweight computers had not yet materialized? The answer probably is a combination of both views. For the most part, the portable computer is a dream machine for the few.

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2013: The Year Ahead

January 2, 2013

2013: The Year Ahead

“2013 calendar: key events for the year ahead,” The Guardian

“Predictions for 2013 don’t include the apocalypse, for once,” Kevin Modesti, Los Angeles Daily News

“TIME’s Fearless Sports Predictions for 2013,” Sean Gregory, Time

“Economy will limp along in 2013,” James K. Galbraith, CNN

“5 disturbing trends you should pay attention to in 2013,” Paul Brandus, The Week

“10 Tech Industry Predictions for 2013,” Tim and Ben Bajarin, Time

“Health reform: What’s coming in 2013,” Denise Mann, WebMD via Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“After Crispy Pig Ears, 10 Trends for 2013,” Julia Moskin, New York Times

“Climate change, fracking to take center stage in 2013,” Scott Tong, Marketplace

“Ahead for 2013: Tea party, gay marriage, guns,” Timothy Stanley, CNN

“Food price outlook: Will Buffalo wings break your budget in 2013?” Schuyler Velasco, Christian Science Monitor

“The Year Ahead: 132 Eerily Prescient, Stupefyingly Accurate Predictions for 2013!” New York Observer

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