Once upon a time, for some anti-futurists even bikes were a bad idea.
We're big Rolling Stones fans over here at arch_TECHA_ture. They were obviously a controversial band back in the 60's and we can't help but think what if they had been stopped. How would the world of music be different today? This is true in music for many other bands across many decades.
This naysayer attitude extends beyond music to probably almost any invention you can think of and the Pessimist Archivist is here to remind us all of our reluctant past. Listen to the Podcast or follow them on Twitter.
And remember next time you're quick to criticize augmented reality or wearable tech that someone once thought bikes were a bad idea.