The technology industry and the customers it serves have proven to be extraordinarily slippery during the past hundred years. However, they were dreamers and many of those that made serious forecasts of market share, technology development and adoption rates, the predictions that stick in the mind are those that demonstrate spectacular misjudgment, misunderstanding, overly optimistic hyperbole, self-delusion or wishful thinking.At the time they’re made, predictions that are grossly mistaken are rarely recognized as gaffes of historic proportions. To remedy that, I’ve listed some of the better predictions that demonstrated that even the giants who bestride the technology world like colossi, or like robber barons, don’t always know exactly what they’re talking about.

Source: Worst Tech Predictions Of The Past 100 years – Medium