I'd say they got pretty close.
*Looks for "pay bills" knob*
The live demonstration featured the introduction of the computer mouse, video conferencing, teleconferencing, hypertext, word processing, hypermedia, object addressing and dynamic file linking, bootstrapping, and a collaborative real-time editor.
"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?
It's kind of cringe worthy and totally enthralling. He's a real life HAL!
Why your sheriff is the supreme law of the land
Imagine how hard it must have been for people back then to believe the ideas being put to them.