Where's My Jetpack? A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future That Never Arrived

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9780786169207: Where's My Jetpack? A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future That Never Arrived

It's the twenty-first century and let's be honest--things are a little disappointing. Despite every World's Fair prediction and the advertisements in comic books, we are not living the future we were promised. By now, life was supposed to be a fully automated, atomic-powered, germ-free Utopia, a place where a grown man could wear a velvet spandex unitard and not be laughed at. Where are the ray guns, the flying cars, and the hoverboards that we expected? What happened to our moon colonies and servant robots?

In Where's My Jetpack? roboticist Daniel H. Wilson takes a hilarious look at the future we imagined for ourselves. You will learn which technologies are already available, and if the technology is not public, you will learn how to build, buy, or steal it. Where's My Jetpack? is an entertaining look at the world that we always wanted.

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Daniel H. Wilson has a PhD in Robotics from the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University. He has worked in top research laboratories, including Microsoft Research, the Palo Alto Research Center, and Intel Research Seattle.



Stefan Rudnicki first became involved with audiobooks in 1994. Now a Grammy-winning audiobook producer, he has worked on more than three thousand audiobooks as a narrator, writer, producer, or director. He has narrated more than three hundred audiobooks. A recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, he was presented the coveted Audie Award for solo narration in 2005, 2007, and 2014 and was named one of AudioFile's Golden Voices in 2012.

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