This 57-year-old film, recently unearthed by GE, might be the most interesting five minutes you spend all day. It predicts our current technology with uncanny prescience. Among the innovations correctly predicted in this film are:
flat-screen, 3D television
the personal computer
missile defense system
and the cell phone.
This charming bit of history was just discovered in the GE archives. It was originally produced to coincide with GE’s “Diamond Jubilee,” or the 75th anniversary of the development of Edison’s lamp in 1879.
It’s hard to get my head around how accurate these predictions were. If we made a film today about 2068, how much do you think we would have correct?
You’re in marketing for one reason: Grow.
Grow your company, reputation, customers, impact, profits. Grow yourself. This is a community that will help. It will stretch your mind, connect you to fascinating people, and provide some fun along the way. I am so glad you’re here.