In case you hadn’t noticed, the future is pretty much here. While life doesn’t look exactly like an episode of The Jetsons, we are nonetheless living in an age where technology is enabling us to do things we could never have even imagined just a few decades ago. Or even a few short years ago, in some cases. If you take the definition of progress to mean making it easier and more efficient to do things that need to be done, then these five technologies are like progress on crack. Except it’s a special good kind of crack in this case.