"Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."
Niels Bohr, Nobel laureate
"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons."
Popular Mechanics magazine, 1949
"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
Ken Olson, founder of Digital Equipment Corporation
"By the turn of the century, we will live in a paperless society."
Roger Smith, chairman of General Motors, 1986