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The future has arrived. But where are the hover cars?

David Grigsby writes:
Wanted to drop a Hello, Columbia from the clouds. Im currently flying to California on a recruiting trip for the Lindsey Wilson Cycling team and my plane is WiFi connected. Seems Southwest is testing it out on a small scale on a few flights and mine is one of them. How spoiled we are to be getting internet connections practically everywhere we go these days, even 5+ miles above the earth traveling at 500 miles per hour.

I'm a relatively young man and even I remember the old Beverly Hillbillies episode where Jethro wanted a car phone, so he took a phone from the mansion and a spool of telephone cord that appeared to be several miles in length.

The future has arrived, yet Im still waiting on those hover-cars we were promised?

Dave Grigsby, Lindsey Wilson College Cycling Coach

This story was posted on 2011-03-26 13:15:31
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