Minority Report day may bring us back to the future

Back To The Future II got it wrong on the hoverboards and flying cars, but another blockbuster movie may not have been far off the mark

25th October, 2015
It was Back To The Future 'day' last Wednesday

The passing of ‘Back To The Future Day’ during the week was a reminder of the perils of prediction.

Many of the plethora of articles, listicles and feature items have tallied the products and services which Back To The Future II – set in October 2015 – correctly guessed would be a feature of 21st-century life, including cashless payments, drones and virtual reality headsets. Others focused on the less successful predictions: we’re still...

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