Visions of the future used to be flying cars, hovercrafts, robots easing our lives by doing our every chore. But like many things, the future isn't what it used to be. Now, many of us are stuck at home, worrying if our fates will change just by going outside our bubbles and talking to someone.
Our lives have turned upside down. The way we work, the amount of time we spend at home, how our children are schooled. But how much of this will become permanent?
On this week's Florida Matters, WUSF's Steve Newborn talks with David Houle. He's a futurist and founder and managing director of The Sarasota Institute, which bills itself as a "21st century think tank."