A detail from “The Prologue and the Promise”, a mural at Epcot Center by Robert McCall
(Mis)understanding The Future
Lessons of the First Automation Crisis

To understand how tomorrow’s technology will change our lives, we need to look at what yesterday’s futurists got wrong—and right.

Appeared in: Volume 15, Number 5 | Published on: February 15, 2020
Steve Lagerfeld is a public policy fellow at the Wilson Center and the former editor of the Wilson Quarterly.
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