lunes, 22 de abril de 2013

Nikola Tesla's 21st century predictions

Tesla predicted a great many things about the future and much of it turned out to be spot on. During the 1930s Tesla was interviewed several times by journalists from prominent newspapers of the day about his ideas of the future and what he predicted would happen. Often regarded as one of the foremost visionaries of his time, Tesla foresaw a future in which scientific advancement would take precedence in society over war and politics, natural food and clean air would be more greatly valued and in which "thinking machines" would be developed and used. Not all of his ideas were on the ball however, in Tesla's later years he started to dine on nothing more than milk and honey based on his belief that this represented the purest form of food, leaving him weak and gaunt.
"Bernarr Macfadden has shown how it is possible to provide palatable food based upon natural products such as milk, honey, and wheat," he said. "I believe that the food which is served today in his penny restaurants will be the basis of epicurean meals in the smartest banquet halls of the twenty-first century." In the 1930s journalists from publications like the New York Times and Time magazine would regularly visit Nikola Tesla at his home on the 20th floor of the Hotel Governor Clinton in Manhattan. There the elderly Tesla would regale them with stories of his early days as an inventor and often opined about what was in store for the future.

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