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Technology Predictions in 1980’s

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CBC Television
Home computers are going to be big in the 1980s, and they’ll become interconnected with cable TV and telephones. Electronic mail, electronic newspapers and electronic banking are not far off, and neither is shopping at home. But with this information explosion there is also the risk of invasion into Canadians’ privacy. In this special report at the end of 1979, CBC reporter John Blackstone looks ahead to the future of technology in the decade to come.

https://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/technology-forecasters-predict-innovations-of-the-1980s

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