Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Technology flashback to 1967... (updated)

This is very cool... a look back at how some futurists were thinking life would be in 1999.

From the 1967 film 1999 A.D. in which we see the family of the future shopping, paying bills and using electronic mail from home:

What the wife selects on her console will be paid for by the husband at his counterpart console.

That's wild how right they got it... more here.

(Hat tip AP... "Amazon, the early years" indeed. )

So how about technology for our future? How about replacing our dependency on oil... with an ability to use water for fuel! Now that's awesome.

Update: Some cool technology that's available today? OK... this is insane:

The Onion has a solution:

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