Can you remember when the prediction was that one day, record stores would no longer carry "LPs." The stores would be stocked exclusively compact discs. I thought, "No way." Today, many people under 30 have never seen an LP.
A full 10 years into my teaching career, good advice to every student was to always carry a quarter in case of the need to make a phone call. Good luck finding a pay phone today.
What will be the next staple of today's world that will become tomorrow's dinosaur?
The link below will take you to a graph running from 1950-2050. You can look to see what has become extinct in the last 60 years. The real fun comes in looking looking ahead the next 40.
I had to zoom in on the graph in order to really read the text. There is a great deal of food for thought there.
What predictions do you see that surprise you?