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Steve Jobs’ 80s Predictions: Weird How Right He Was

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Nowadays you wouldn’t leave the house without your smartphone. But back then, in the mid-1980s and 1990s, tech companies and consumers were still a long way from devices like the iPhone. Today’s social media giants like Facebook and Youtube weren’t even distant lights on the horizon and Google didn’t go online until 1997.

To say the tech market was different back then would be an understatement.

Nevertheless, Steve Jobs predicted a few things in interviews and lectures at the time. These included statements about the influence that computers and the Internet will have on our lives. His predictions, especially the ones he made in a 1996 interview with Wired, were amazingly accurate.

Steve Jobs predicted these 10 things in the 80s and 90s – it’s scary how right he was

This article was published by NewsABC.net in November 2019. It has now been reviewed and updated.

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