Decades ago, when we were growing up, we were made certain promises. The movies, the magazines, the science textbooks all promised us that by 2018 we would be surrounded by technological marvels that would make us think we were living in a Jetsons cartoon. Some of those predictions have panned out and innovators have even topped some of those futuristic predictions, but we still don’t have flying cars or robots that look like people. If you’re like us and that probably puts you in a bit of a humbug mood, then you’ll certainly enjoy this review of 20 predictions about the future. Did they pan out? You’ll have to keep reading to know.

20 Future Technology Predictions That May or May Not Have Come True