Twentieth Century Inventions: A Forecast cover

Twentieth Century Inventions: A Forecast

George Sutherland (1855-1905)

1. 00-PREFACE
2. 01-CH.1 INVENTIVE PROGRESS
3. 02-CH.2 NATURAL POWER
4. 03-CH.3 STORAGE OF POWER
5. 04-CH.4 ARTIFICIAL POWER
6. 05-CH.5 ROAD AND RAIL
7. 06-CH.6 SHIPS
8. 07-CH.7 AGRICULTURE
9. 08-CH.8 MINING
10. 09-CH.9 DOMESTIC
11. 10-CH.10 ELECTRIC MESSAGES, ETC.
12. 11-CH.11 WARFARE
13. 12-CH.12 MUSIC
14. 13-CH.13 ART AND NEWS
15. 14-CH.14 INVENTION AND COLLECTIVISM

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This work from 1901 predicts what technological developments will manifest in the twentieth century. The author, a technical journalist, presents ideas for inventions and new developments in the areas of power, transportation, agriculture, mining, domestic applications, electronic devices, warfare, music, art, and news. Many have come to pass. All of them provide an interesting look into how the next century was imagined and what challenges were anticipated for the progress of society. -