The Computer That Changed Our Future

In the 1980s thousands of school children all over Scotland filled out a questionnaire which promised to reveal their destinies.

Their answers were sent in a sealed van to Edinburgh University and fed into a computer which indicated what their career path would be, with some surprising results.

Twenty years later we discover how many people followed JigCal's advice.

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In the 1980s thousands of school children all over Scotland filled out a questionnaire which promised to reveal their destinies.

Their answers were sent in a sealed van to Edinburgh University and fed into a computer which indicated what their career path would be, with some surprising results.

Twenty years later we discover how many people followed JigCal's advice.

In the 80s children all over Scotland filled out a questionnaire which promised to reveal their destinies. Find out how many followed JigCal's advice.

Twenty years on we review the accuracy of JigCal, the 80s computerised career search.

In the 80s children all over Scotland filled out a questionnaire which promised to reveal their destinies.

Find out how many followed JigCal's advice.