Sociable Folktales – Issue 49
Cars that fly. Driverless cars that bring you pizza. Virtual and augmented reality. Speakers that understand and respond to what you’re saying. In many ways, we seem to be knocking on the door of the future promised to us by sci-fi movies and The Jetsons. Social media platforms are continually pushing the boundaries and adding new features, from snazzy filters to facial recognition. Where will it all end? Probably with robots taking over the planet. In the meantime, let’s enjoy the ride.