In 1974, science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke told a little boy what his life will look like in 2001. As recorded by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, he claimed that every household will have a computer, and by means of it, we will be connected all over the world:
Here's science fiction giant Arthur C. Clarke from a BBC Horizon episode from 1964. He's on the money with current aspects of our modern life, in talking about technology that enables telecommuting and mobile phones, but a bit too far out in other areas. (I'll leave that for your comments.) Enjoy!