Jim Henson Predicted The YouTube Era

Jim Henson was a man of many, many talents, not the least of which was putting his hand into some felt and making it come alive. He was also somewhat visionary, as this video — which posits something not unlike YouTube — from 1990 shows.

OK, the Handycam in the picture looks terribly large; you could shoot better video with a smartphone now. Still, in terms of forwards predictions, Jim did very well indeed. [YouTube via Twitter]

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