Signs we're living in the future

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by anothersam, 4 Jun 2015.

  1. anothersam

    anothersam SMIDSMe

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    Far East Sussex
    The future creeps up on us so gradually we don't always realise we're living in it. Sure, we call 'now' the present, but sometimes I stop and think it can't possibly be. For example, I have a scribbled note in front of me saying "Upload videos to [new mobile] phone." Written not even very long ago, this would be Tomorrow's World gibberish. What other signs are there that we've actually made it: we're in the future!?

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  2. Drago

    Drago Guru

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    UKIP.
     
  3. Berk on a Bike

    Berk on a Bike Veteran

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    Are we living in the future? Where is my flying car? My hover board?

    Back to the Future II got it so, so wrong...

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    I know there's a lot of cycling between now and October but perhaps the CC countdown clock could be set to BTTF day...
     
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  4. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Today?
     
  5. Berk on a Bike

    Berk on a Bike Veteran

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    BTTF day is top line of the time circuits, Oct 21st 2015. And I want my auto-adjusting jacket and sneakers!
     
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  6. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

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  7. Cheddar George

    Cheddar George oober member

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    I went to see David Sedaris earlier this week and he was marvelling at the fact that we are now routinely having eye surgery performed by laser beam, when i was a kid lasers were truly the stuff of true science fiction and James Bond movies.

    (The punchline was that if you needed a prostate examination then you got a finger up your arse.)
     
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  8. accountantpete

    accountantpete Legendary Member

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  9. mustang1

    mustang1 Veteran

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    London, UK
    The news people don't refer to TCP/IP as "the so called TCP/IP".
     
  10. "The future is already here — it's just not very evenly distributed."
    - William Gibson
     
  11. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    We know we're living in the future because it's so overrated ....
     
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  12. vernon

    vernon Harder than Ronnie Pickering

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    Meanwood, Leeds
     
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  13. vernon

    vernon Harder than Ronnie Pickering

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    Meanwood, Leeds
    Today was tomorrow yesterday.
     
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  14. vernon

    vernon Harder than Ronnie Pickering

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    Meanwood, Leeds
    Some wishful psychobabble there anothersam.

    You're getting ahead of yourself. :okay:
     
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