Thoughts and machinations about the concept of ''Whuffie'' so penned by sci-fi author Cory Doctorow in ''Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom''. Also other various semi related sci-tech comments.
Where's our rocket packs?
"It's the 80's, where's our rocket packs? It's the 80's, where's our rocket packs?
Go anywhere, we strap them on our backs..." Lyrics from the Vox Humana album by a wicked obscure band called Daniel Amos.
(Rest of the song lyrics here)
Check this futuristic tutorial on "How Personal Jetpacks Will Work".
Also, scope this t-shirt from the threadless.com community.