The Jetsons is a classic American animated sitcom about a futuristic family – its 25-year run set the bar for our technological fantasies of “the future”. Or was it actually a blueprint for technological visionaries? Produced by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera from 1962 to 1987, The Jetsons cartoon was a fantasy view of a next-century family living in the year 2062. George, Jane, Judy and Elroy enjoy the apparent luxuries of robots, holograms, and technologies that viewers were unable to relate to, or conceive of in “low tech” 1962.
By the 1990s,…Read More