History is littered with “flying car” predictions of our future. These fantastic visions of a better world to come can be both inspiring and funny when seen in hindsight.

Stuart Candy of the Sceptical Futuryst blog has been collecting such ideas about the possible future, many culled from Wired’s last page feature: “Found: artifacts from the future”. It’s interesting to see if and how these predictions come to pass, and also how they shape our collective imagining of what comes next.

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