Top 10 Worst Tech Predictons of all time
Some forecasts of the future are made with remarkable clarity.Others completely miss the mark.Here are top 10 of the worst tech predictions ever made.And the award goes to Mr. Bill Gates for bagging two worst tech predictions out the ten.
1.”Next Christmas the i-pod will be dead,finished,gone,kaput.” —– Sir Alan Sugar,2005
2.”No Need for a computer at home.” —–Ken Olsen,1977
3.”Nuclear-powered vacuum cleaners will probably be a reality within ten years”
—-Alex Lweyt,president of lewyt corp vacuum company,1955
4.”TV wont last because people will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night”
5.”There will never be a bigger plane built” —- Boeing Engineer,1933,after the maiden flight of a ten-seater boeing 247.
6.”We stand on the threshold of rocketmail” —- US postmaster General Arthur Summerfield,1959
7.”The Americans have need of the telephone,but we do not.We have plenty of messenger boys.” —- Sir William Preece,cheif enginner of the British Post Office,1878
8.”Spam will be solved” —- Bill Gates,2004
9.”X-rays will prove to be a hoax.” —- Lord Kelvin,president of the UK’s royal soceity,1883
10. “NOBODY WOULD EVER NEED MORE THAN 640 KILOBYTES OF MEMORY ON THEIR PERSONAL COMPUTER”——–BILL GATES,1981!!!!
Source UK Technology Magazien T3