Saturday, July 05, 2014

Past futurology

E.M. Forster’s 1909 story ‘The Machine Stops’ predicts the web, tablets and artificial intelligence
June 30, 2014

The Machine Stops - book cover frontDear readers, A remarkable foreshadowing of the internet, tablet computers and artificial intelligence from a century ago: E.M. Forster’s 1909 short story “The Machine Stops.” — Ray Kurzweil Wikipedia | “The Machine Stops” is a science fiction short story by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review in November 1909, … more…

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