Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the future of parcel shipment Sunday night on “60 Minutes”: 30-minute or less unmanned delivery drones.
The ambitious secret R&D concept would utilize “octocopters” powered by GPS that could drop your Amazon.com order off on your doorstep within a half hour of checkout. Bezos says the idea is not science fiction — it is our legitimate online shopping future. The visionary executive sees the revolutionary method of shipping as about four or five years out from being our reality. So why not unveil the project on the eve of Cyber Monday?
Charlie Rose was impressed — but what about the common man? Naturally, the people took to Twitter to react. The posts reflected a mixture of shock, excitement and sarcasm, as only the instantaneous nature of social media truly can. Here are 12 of the best Amazon Prime Air jokes in 140-characters or less: