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INTRODUCTION

Where Is My Flying Car?

For how long have we been promised robots? For how many decades have we waited for intelligent machines that can drive our cars, empty our trash, take care of our kids, and generally do our bidding? Since we humans first began dreaming of extending our capabilities and leaving the planet—or even our humdrum daily lives—machines have been at the heart of the excursion. And while it may seem as though there is always another advance just over the horizon that will bring this freedom, we are suddenly—almost accidentally—standing at the confluence of a number of innovations. Separately, they are incredible in their scope and impact, but together they promise something far more profound: not just better machines, ...

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