No matter how many screeds will be written bemoaning the effect technology has had on our socialization skills, facts are facts: Most of us are not going to be able to leave our phones in our pockets for an entire evening.
The Internet of yore was a weird, beautiful place.
The closest I have come to having a couple photo as my profile picture is a big cartoon duck I met at a street fair once. I will admit, it felt kind of nice.
In terms of “Is it the future yet?” 3D printers are somewhere between a LaserJet and a Star Trek style replicator.