AT&T’s 1994 vision of the world today has more or less been realised

Twenty years ago, AT&T ran a series of seven ads on US television predicting what the technology of the future would enable people to do.   Nearly all of their predictions have been realised, albeit through a smaller, funkier piece of kit than they envisioned.  It’s fun to look back to see their thinking then, especially since they forecast mobile telephony and the need for pay phones!  Look out for the one technology that has not come about…

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