Sunday, September 1, 2013

A look at Isaac Asimov's predictions from 1964, 50 years later [Article]

Asimov wasn't the only person to peer into the future and get it right. But take a look at what he predicted, in 1964:
“[M]ankind will suffer badly from the disease of boredom, a disease spreading more widely each year and growing in intensity. This will have serious mental, emotional and sociological consequences, and I dare say that psychiatry will be far and away the most important medical specialty in 2014.”