Read this eerily accurate 1999 prediction of the iPhone and the death of privacy

Is there anything Star Trek writers can’t predict? Eight years before the first iPhone was released in 2007, science fiction writer David Gerrold was asked to write a column on the future of computing for a now-defunct magazine called Sm@rt Reseller. His description sounds eerily similar to the device we now all carry around in … Continue reading “Read this eerily accurate 1999 prediction of the iPhone and the death of privacy” Is there anything Star Trek writers can’t predict?Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Read this eerily accurate 1999 prediction of the iPhone and the death of privacy

Is there anything Star Trek writers can’t predict? Eight years before the first iPhone was released in 2007, science fiction writer David Gerrold was asked to write a column on the future of computing for a now-defunct magazine called Sm@rt Reseller. His description sounds eerily similar to the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes

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Apple’s must-see iPhone privacy ad, and how brands have been scaling up influencer marketing: Datacenter Weekly

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Read Shirley Jackson’s Eerily Contemporary Letter About Fear

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In Agra, Literature and Reading is “Dying a Slow Death”

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Medium's new iPhone app helps you read (but not write) long articles

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Just The News That's Fit to Read: Summify Launches an iPhone App

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