Popcorn Apocalypse

Robert Krulwich can't believe Kevin Kelly is correct about technologies never disappearing. But even if it's true, are past results a guarantee of future progress?

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Automated Infrastructure

A sleek, design-fictional robot railway inspector promises to make costly train derailments a thing of the past. It's a harbinger of the ambient, automated infrastructure to come�and a reminder that the future lies in the inevitable and necessary failure of beautiful ideas. Video after the jump.

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