At one point over the weekend, I usually send an email to myself on the subject of my next column for the upcoming week.
Sometimes, I send notes on an idea, an outline or the people in Florida I want to check in with, hopefully balancing some valuable tech or other information with a hint (a very small amount) of wit.
This week’s Blake to Blake email said: “XMAS GIFT column.”
Hmmm, pass. It’s too soon; it’s still 90 degrees outside. So, no collaboration with Santa just yet, readers.
Instead, we will talk about innovation in Florida, fresh tech coming at you — Jetsons’ style.
That’s right ladies and gents, this is your read on flying taxis. And it’s about time. Again.
I first wrote about flying taxis in 2017, when Uber Elevate said at that time, they might be providing demos by this year. You can read up on that here; let’s check in with them before we get started. Are they on target?
They certainly have a slick website, but I do not see any mention of demos in action. You might say they aren’t getting off the ground with the effort just