A universal "Answering Machine" will exist



Field Enterprises Educational Corporation :
The user will ask the machine a question and an answer will quickly appear on the machine’s television screen display. Furthermore, the machine could sing you tunes if need be, or even play movies about any topic the user might research.
Actually, Internet has even outpaces this prediction.


Field Enterprises Educational Corporation. 1964. How things change. Chicago: Field Enterprises Educational Corp.


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