Technology is advancing at a nauseating speed, and for proof you need look no further than your smartphone. You can communicate with people from around the world, listen to digitally-encoded music, play games, watch TV, shop for food and take photographs using something which slips comfortably inside your pocket. In the 1920s, it would have been unthinkable. This leads to numerous outlandish sci-fi predictions about what the future holds for us, and they’re notoriously unreliable and occasionally downright weird. Forgetting the hyper-intelligent chimp doomsday scenarios, we can actually expect some sci-fi style technologies pretty soon indeed.
were waiting with baited breath