Few people have heard of it, yet many consider John Blankenbaker's KENBAK-1 to be the first commercial personal computer.

Koss introduced these headphones over 40 years ago, and they remain affordable favorites to this day.

A Glimpse Into 1999 (circa 1967)

Here's a "Fingertip Shopping" segment from a 1967 film by the Philco-Ford Corporation that lays out a charmingly sexist vision of the year 1999. This suburban American family lives a lazy pushbutton life devoid of Nirvana, video games, lip piercings, CDs, same sex marriages and mobile phones.


The whole thing has the air of a Soviet propaganda film, especially the mysterious Communal Service Agency that maintains the computer systems. Check out the Kitchen of the Future segment, too. It features some delicious computer cooked frozen food. I wonder if they serve borscht?

[via Paleo-Future]


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