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A French Artist Made This Picture In 1910 To Show What He Thought The Future Would Be Like. He Was Totally Wrong:

In 1910, a French illustrator named Villemard predicted what the year 2000 would be like. He created the following picture.

He couldn't have been further off.

But the point of this story isn't to show how wrong he was but rather to show how an emerging technology of the present, in Villemard's case flying, will almost always evolve into something wildly different in the future. The combination of technology and society create infinite possibilities: