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Jefferson Graham runs down those 4 wild tech announcements–from the flying boats and cars to drone goggles and Amazon’s closet camera, on #TalkingTech

LOS ANGELES — It’ll be hard to top this week for wild, crazy technology unveilings. And some may even end up in your hands.

Where to start? How bout: the flying car that looks like a boat, or jet skies maybe, or perhaps a huge drone. The Kitty Hawk Flyer, the personal project from Google co-founder Larry Page, has to top the list of far-out tech product announcements. It’s a vehicle that flies — hot trend this month, by the way — but stands out for this feature: It only flies over fresh water.

And Page’s pond jumper was only the half of it.

—Uber also envisions a time in the near future when you’ll be able to hail a flying Uber. The ride-hailing company didn’t entice us with a sample video, like Kitty Hawk did, but it did vow to offer a prototype of a flying Uber by 2020, for display at the Dubai World Expo. As if our streets didn’t have enough issues with crashing human-driving cars and self-driving experiments, now it’s onto the skies? Oh boy.

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Former NASA engineer Mark Moore will now be working on Uber’s flying car project, Uber Elevate. Matt Hoffman reports.
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—Speaking of the air above us, imagine that you’re flying a drone, but your eyes are totally covered with a virtual-reality-like headset, and you’re so lost in the journey, that you have absolutely no idea where the drone is. That’s one potential issue with the new DJI Goggles, a $449 headset that lets you fly the drone and enjoy the flight with a “bird’s eye view” in 1280×1440 resolution.

But what about that pesky rule from the Federal Aviation Administration, that when flying a drone, you have to have it in your line of sight? DJI says the Goggles have a flip screen to open for a quick monitor to keep track of…