Tag: Future

  • The laziest family

    My son has a friend over. The cat’s robot feeder activates and my son explains that the robot feeds the cat so we don’t have to. Immediately after this, the […]

  • More news from the future

    This headline was on CNN today. Now THIS is the type of news I expect to see in the 21st century! #21stCenturyProblems

  • Where’s my balloon?

    Lots of people like to ask, “Hey, where’s my hoverboard?” in reference to what we thought our current lives would look like by the 2000s. I stumbled across an interesting […]

  • The modern family

    As I’m sitting here typing this in my nice comfy slippers from my iPad, my husband plays games on his RetroPie from the bed, my oldest son is using Skype […]

  • Children are our future

    My husband gave a presentation to a 4th grade class yesterday and asked the kids how they veiw the future and what new technologies they think we will have 50 […]

  • Parenting lesson #15 – Why predicting the future is bad

    Had a very detailed discussion yesterday on the subway with my son about the dangers of future prediction. As he is too young to have seen the movie “Minority Report,” […]

  • Alexa, can you babysit the kids for 10 minutes?

    So our family got an Amazon Echo yesterday. Amazon Echo is a voice command device that can answer questions and play music. Echo offers weather and news and can also […]

  • Visions of the future

    My youngest son has decided what the ultimate future should be.  He has the common ideas at first, but then it turns into great ideas of a 7 year old […]

  • But can I clone a sheep with it?

    The family got a new toy this week.  A 3-D printer.  So far we’ve made a weird circle thing and a tiny robot.  The kids (and the adults) are quite […]

  • Salesman of the Future

    An ad today is looking for a “salesman of the future.”  I fully plan to apply dressed in tin foil and and talking like a robot.