Mark Zuckerberg wasn't even a year old when a graduate student foresaw the emergence of online personal profiles
May 02, 2013 | By Matt Novak
As we move closer to the Jetsonian vision of choosing outfits, privacy has gone out of fashion
March 20, 2013 | By Matt Novak
The government can't get their hands on you when you're floating above Earth
February 15, 2013 | By Matt Novak
The co-founder of Microsoft worried that, in the information age, people would prefer synthesized reality.
June 27, 2012 | By Matt Novak
Just as people were experimenting with the potential uses of broadcast TV in the 1930s, so too were they envisioning ways to utilize closed-circuit TV in the 1950s
June 26, 2012 | By Matt Novak
Are Angelenos destined to be perpetually surrounded by super-sized advertisements?
April 27, 2012 | By Matt Novak
Could futuristic technology have saved the milkman from extinction?
March 28, 2012 | By Matt Novak
A special visit from the Ghost of Christmas Retro-Future
December 23, 2011 | By Matt Novak
In 1912, the French chocolate company Lombart printed a series of six collectible cards envisioning daily life one hundred years in the future.
December 19, 2011 | By Matt Novak
We're moving on up—visions of a self-contained community within a 1,000-foot tall skyscraper
November 18, 2011 | By Matt Novak
Advertisers in the 1940s promised American consumers that they would be rewarded for their wartime sacrifices on the homefront
October 12, 2011 | By Matt Novak
Advertisers discover the value of a dollar
August 2011 | By Jim Courter
Across the American West, legal battles over dinosaur fossils are on the rise as amateur prospectors make major finds
April 2009 | By Donovan Webster
All but two of 104,960 sovereigns from a learned Englishman with no birthright were reminted here to fund the kind of institution he had in mind
May 1996 | By Edwards Park