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Five EPCOT Futurist Attractions are graded for their vision

When EPCOT Center opened in 1982 there was a much more obvious focus on futurism than we have today. Of the four biggest attractions that were added to FutureWorld lately only one can be said to have a true vision … Continue reading

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Steampunk Elongated Coin Press at EPCOT

I’m definitely a fan of the growing culture known as ‘Steampunk’. It shares a Jules Verne-esque quality with a lot of the Tomorrowland elements Imagineers have used over the years. But one place I didn’t expect to see Steampunk was … Continue reading

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How good was Disney at predicting the future?

I missed experiencing Horizons at EPCOT by just a few months. I’m not sure I would have appreciated it to its fullest if I caught it at the end of its run. Thankfully, through the magic of the internet, I … Continue reading

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A Microsoftians view of the Innoventions Dream Home

So what does the typical Microsoft super-user think of The Innoventions Dream Home in Tomorrowland at Disneyland. Brandon, who blogs at The Windows Experience, was invited to tour the Innovention Dream Home and files this report: When I arrived to … Continue reading

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Is WALL-E’s love interest related to the iPod?

When Pixar wanted to find a futuristic look for “Eve” the love interest for WALL-E, they turned to the one company in the bay area known for being on the bleeding edge of design. “I wanted Eve to be high-end … Continue reading

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