We had a few Space-Beers (imported from one of those zero-G microbreweries in L5) and got talking about new times.
"It's 2007 and our timeline still doesn't have all the technological advances we were promised in the old science-fiction movies," said my friend, "I mean, where is our world-spanning network of computers? Where are my universal-healing clone cells? My sanity pills? My pocket communicators? Somehow, the pace of technology never caught up to our dreams."