Are flying cars just “one to three years” away? Probably not. But that’s the claim being made today by Uber’s latest hire—a man who promises that flying cars are just around the corner. Just two more years, guys!
A story from Bloomberg landed in my inbox this morning proclaiming that Uber had hired a former NASA engineer, Mark Moore, to spearhead the company’s flying car initiative. Flying cars have been the perennial dream of futurists for well over a century now. But they always seem to be just two years away.