Jetpacks, Androids, and the Future That Never Came

Dude, where's my flying car?! We look at 11 venerated visions of future technology that totally missed the mark.

By Yardena Arar, PC World |  Offbeat, flying car, future tech

The Jetsons

Created by Hanna-Barbera Studios as a futuristic followup to their hit animated series The Flintstones, The Jetsons chronicled the humorous adventures of a middle-class family in the year 2062. Its vision of everyday life, including flying cars and robotic servants, infused with a '60s aesthetic sensibility, have become so iconic that the series is frequently cited today in design descriptions. Whether we'll have flying cars in 50 years remains to be seen.

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