Thursday, September 13, 2007

History: How the future looked from 1979

Tom Snyder chats with Durk Pearson and Jerry Pournelle.
Part 1. Talk about vitamins:

Part 2. Dr. Pournelle talks about word processing vs using a typewriter:

Part 3. Dr. Pournelle predicts the Internet and search engines:

My word doesn't Durk Pearson look goofy in that freeze-frame! But we all looked goofy in the 70's.
Tom Snyder has a cigarette, Jerry Pournelle a pipe, throughout. I don't think there's a TV studio today that even has an ashtray in it.

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