Two Years Too Early
June 28, 2011 6:56 PM Subscribe
Telex and VideoText in the United States. What 1982 thought of the internet. (via Kottke).
The report suggests that one-way and two-way home information systems, called teletext and videotex, will penetrate deeply into daily life, with an effect on society as profound as those of the automobile and commercial television earlier in this century.
It conjured a vision, at once appealing and threatening, of a style of life defined and controlled by videotex terminals throughout the house.
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