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Worst predictions in History


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Worst predictions in History

  1. 1. Worst predictions in History
  2. 2. <ul><li> “ I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.”  </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ Computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and weigh only 1.5 tons.”  </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ But what…is it good for?” </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li> “ 640K ought to be enough for anybody.”  </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?” </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>“ While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially it is an impossibility.”  </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li> “ Radio has no future. Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. X-rays will prove to be a hoax.” </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>“ We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.” </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>“ Drill for oil? You mean drill into the ground to try and find oil? You’re crazy.”  </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>“ Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value.”  </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>“ The bomb will never go off. I speak as an expert in explosives.”  </li></ul>