How The Jetsons Predicted The Future | AJ+

The Jetsons’ futuristic lifestyle accurately predicted our everyday life decades before the 21st century’s arrival. What else can we learn from the cartoon about the future of artificial intelligence?

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The Jetsons had smartphones, flying cars and robotic cleaners long before their viewers did. What clues can we take from the former family of the future to help instruct our lives?

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McKinsey & Company. “What the Future of Work Will Mean for Jobs, Skills and Wages.”
https://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/future-of-organizations-and-work/what-the-future-of-work-will-mean-for-jobs-skills-and-wages

Quartz. “The White House Predicts Nearly All Truck, Taxi and Delivery Driver Jobs Will Be Automated.”
https://qz.com/868716/the-white-house-predicts-nearly-all-truck-taxi-and-delivery-driver-jobs-will-be-automated/

History.com. “The New Deal.”
http://www.history.com/topics/new-deal

Presented by: Joel Stonington
Edited by: Brian Joesph
Animations by: Chia Liu
Produced by: Imaeyen Ibanga
Executive Producer: Sarah Nasr

Music tracks courtesy of APM and Audio Networks.
Footage and images courtesy of Getty, Reuters, Hanna-Barbera/Warner Bros., Amazon, Voice of America.

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