Computopia Illustrations Show 60s Japan's Predictions of a Digital World

 - Oct 23, 2009
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Japan is often on the cutting edge of technology, so these comics from 1969 are a bit of a surprise. The Computopia illustrations were featured in the magazine Shonen Sunday, and each shows an interesting although somewhat disturbing view of a computer future. The Computopia illustrations feature students with a virtual teacher and individual computers.

After the Computopia illustrations, the next four photos are by artist Toshio Okazaki. The series is titled "Computer Life in 20 Years." Each of the photos shows different aspects of home life, and how they would be affected by technology.