Steve Jobs predicted the success of laptops, WiFi—in 1983

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If this is a Halloween joke from the ghost of Steve Jobs, then let me be the first to offer a tip of the witch’s hat. A digitalized series of 1983 audio clips taken at the International Design Conference in Aspen, Col., and recently released by the Center of Design Innovation, feature the voice of the late Apple founder during his now infamous “The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be” speech. In the recordings, Jobs offers strikingly accurate predictions of our then future tech industry, including early mentions of portable computers, the Internet, and even WiFi. Listen below:

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