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Technology Assessment from the Jetsons Perspective

Posted in Technology, The Future with tags , , on 2009/04/20 by iyokobat


Occasionally I recognize how pop-culture has influenced my expectations of the future. As a young boy I was a fan of most of the sci-fi shows on television: Outer Limits, Lost in Space, Time Tunnel, etc. These shows seem quaint when compared to today’s special effects and production, but they often had interesting stories and ideas about technology, society, and humanity.

Nicole Radziwill has an intriguing post about technology and some of its social implications, filtered through the perspective of one futuristic pioneer, George Jetson.

Technology Assessment from the Jetsons Perspective