Miles O'Brien

Reporting on space, science, aviation & tech.

Archive: Nov 2010

  1. PBS Newshour Blog: Robot Butlers and Jet Packs: How Close Are We Really?

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    I will confess right up front that I wasted a lot of time watching television when I was young. I suspect a lot of people in my business have the same couch-potato pedigree.

    In any case, growing up on a steady diet of the tube in the ’60s gave many people of my generation a palpable sense of excitement about the technology that was just around the corner. After all, we were on our way to the moon! We could hardly wait for that and what surely would happen on Neil’s heels..

    Click for the Robot Butlers blog at PBS Newshour