The future has arrived

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still working on Sophrosyne, but I will no doubt end up with Hubris
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Pretty cool. Arguably not the first flying car however. Also, no wheels so it's not actually a car.

Was an old fashioned biplane a flying car? Is a helicopter?

Maybe we should just say that flying cars were invented a long time ago. We call them airplanes.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:12 pm The whole "flying car" shtick was based on the premise that individual small flying machines would replace the family car.
You know, like in the Jetsons.

That will not happen, even if the technology exists.
Because it's inherently more dangerous.


Or is it?

Maybe if they somehow become autonomous too.
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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A flying car is like a flying boat
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It doesn’t work well as a car, or as a plane
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The only thing to do is make a car boat aircraft
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Well dang, (lower case) robinson I never figured you for a socialist. Ya know kinda like traffic lights and police and fire departments. Welcome to the dark side bro.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:49 pm
Maybe we should just say that flying cars were invented a long time ago. We call them airplanes.
Yep

What we really need are flying trains


Wait, that's what a bunch of aircraft is
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Priceless!
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