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Isaac Asimov Right On With Some 2014 Predictions

Jan 2, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Fifty years ago, science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov foresaw gadgets that "relieve mankind of tedious jobs" like machines that heat water and prepare coffee. He predicted smartphones -- noting we'd be able to see and hear someone we call, and be able to look at photos on the same screen.

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