Meaning of the phrase 'technological innovation' in 1950s America vs modern America

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Then:
- flying cars
- life-extending pharmaceuticals
- nuclear energy
Now:
- Pokemon go
- Instagram filters
- Netflix

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Feb 1, 2019

I almost forgot ... We now have FULLY ELECTRIC CARS! We took electricity and made it spin a wheel. Incredible.

Feb 1, 2019

Yes. I too have read Peter Thiel

Feb 1, 2019

Is this a joke? A.I. is set to revolutionize pretty much every aspect of life. We are more connected and educated than ever due to the internet. CRISPR is changing the way we view DNA and could lead to eliminating genetic disease. Then there is stem cell therapy etc. Delete this thread bro.

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Feb 1, 2019

I was set to get laid on the prom night

Feb 1, 2019

Its pretty funny the examples you picked from the 50's seeing as how self driving cars are a real possibility and medicine makes advances every year. This is #im14andthisisdeep type stuff.

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Feb 1, 2019

But these advances that you've stated do not captivate the public in the same way that the development of consumable products does. Nowadays cutting edge means Netflix adding a choose your own adventure option. Really makes you think

Feb 1, 2019
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Dayman?