We’ve always wondered what the world will look like in the future. But how accurate were our past prognostications? Even when the content of our imagination feels like science fiction, we cannot escape the pull of our own time and its biases.
Fantasies of the future
About the author
Alice is a digital editor and Wikimedian for Wellcome Collection. Before joining Wellcome she researched frogs, moustaches, psychiatry in the Second World War, and British science fiction fans.