Seriously, here's a random sampling of headlines for you to email to yourself in the past. Imagine reading any of this stuff on a monochrome monitor, circa 1987 or so:
- Verizon Drops Muslim TV Channel Whose Owner Beheaded His General Manager
- VA Governor Changes Position on Transvaginal Ultrasound Bill
- Robot Love, Sex, Even Marriage May Come, Relationship Scientists Say
If I'm remembering my Future History right, this is the part where we elect Nehemiah Scudder and then the colonies on Mars and Venus secede. Except that, while we seem to have created computers beyond the wildest dreams of any vintage science fiction author, we're lagging noticeably on the whole rocketships-and-extraplanetary-colonies front.