Rand “computer of the future” is a hoax

Sep 28, 2004 04:42 · 69 words · 1 minute read

Last week, a photo that purported to be a Rand Corporation mock computer of 2004 was circulating widely on the net. It was a nifty, seemingly plausible picture (though I did wonder what the steering wheel was for :). Snopes has the scoop, though. It’s a hoax. Or, not so much a hoax but a photoshopping contest entry. And a mighty fine one at that, if you ask me.