Technology ruining the future?

A cartoon from the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany laments the introduction of technology in the Games. It predicts that in the year 2000 the Olympics will have no live spectators, and that applause will be broadcast on loudspeakers.

In 1936 the Games were broadcast on television for the first time, but only in the host nation.

A humorous cartoon from the 1936 Berlin Olympics envisages the year 2000. Television technology has progressed to the point where spectators can watch events at home while radio, applying wireless technology.

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