What ‘The Jetsons’ and Society’s Latest and Greatest Innovations Have in Common

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The innovations we saw in 2017 came to fruition much faster than even the most optimistic futurists had projected — except, maybe, for the creators of one of my favorite childhood cartoon shows, The Jetsons.

As entrepreneur and optimist Peter Diamandis has written in his (and Steven Kotler’s) book, of the same name, we’re living in an age of abundance. Growth is exponential. Few, for example, could have predicted, Elon Musk’s big steps toward the colonization of Mars or last year’s incredible growth of the cryptocurrency market — which surpassed the market capitalization of Amazon ($600 billion) in December.       The Jetsons’ and Society’s