Earlier today, I posted a video that hypothesized how Star Trek-like tractor beams and Doctor Who-ish sonic screwdrivers could actually be more realistic than you'd think. Although sound science, I grow weary of far flung promises of sci-fi tech becoming reality long after I'm dead.

Let's live in the now, shall we? What currently fictional technology—flying cars, artificial intelligence, hoverboards, hyperloops, etc.—do you think (or hope) will become real in the next 20 years?

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Science fiction time and again proves to be an accurate precursor to real world innovation, but honestly, I just want to know what technology my kids will be spoiled with so I can start prepping some "back in my day" tales.

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